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# Like many successful authors, Salman Rushdies first novel,

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08 Mar 2011, 22:50
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Like many successful authors, Salman Rushdie’s first novel, Grimus, about a Native American who receives the gift of immortality, was an abject failure.
A. Like many successful authors, Salman Rushdie’s first novel, Grimus, about
B. As have many successful authors, the first of Salman Rushdie’s novels, Grimus, about
C. Just as with many successful authors, the first of Salman Rushdie’s novels, Grimus, about
D. Just like many successful authors, Salman Rushdie’s first novel, Grimus, on
E. As did many successful authors, Salman Rushdie’s first novel, Grimus, on

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08 Mar 2011, 22:53
I scanned and found none. There is no answer.

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09 Mar 2011, 02:02
cant be A- comparing authors with novels!

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09 Mar 2011, 04:59
No, can't be A.

C is best of the worst. IMO

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09 Mar 2011, 05:07
WarriorAjay wrote:
No, can't be A.

C is best of the worst. IMO

Exactly..out of given option only C stands a change, that too not perfect!

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09 Mar 2011, 06:04
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09 Mar 2011, 06:22
Is it ' like many successful authors' "; Has the apostrophe been missed? if it is authors' , then it can imply 'Like many successful authors' novels", comparable
to Grimus, another novel. A can be the choice then.
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Re: sentence correction   [#permalink] 09 Mar 2011, 06:22
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