with only five questions to go, Lisick stormed back — Kubrick! Spain! China! Vonnegut! 1948! — and suddenly, the game was tied going into the tie-breaker question. Then the slide came up, a sloppy autograph by a famous writer. The contestants were asked to name a country, and the country closest to the country of the writers most famous book would secure victory. After a long pause, Alarcón guessed "India?" and — the answer was E.M. Forster's Passage to India — was crowned the Literary Death Match champion, and literary
immortality was his.
Alarcon is the champion (photo by Timothy Faust). Click to see more!
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