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Quiz for Copy-editors and Proofreaders

And, of course, for anyone else who wants to have a go.

The worst nightmare for a copy-editor or proofreader is to spell a name incorrectly. You may get away with the odd oversight, but a wrongly spelled name will haunt you.

Try these

spellThe author of Persuasion:

Jane Austen

Jane Austin

Jayne Austen

Jayne Austin


spell 2The author of Middlemarch:

George Elliot

George Eliot

George Elliott


spell 3The author of The Heart of the Matter:

Grahame Greene

Graham Green

Grahame Green

Graham Greene


spell 4The author of Atonement:

Iain McEwan

Ian McEwan

Ian MacEwan

Iain MacEwen


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About the Author:

Richard is a director of Chapterhouse. His lifelong love of books led him from the law to publishing. His favourite animal is the rhinoceros and his favourite modern play is Jerusalem. Strangely, perhaps, he is fanatical about football and modern novels.