Matura podstawowa – czytanie, ćwiczenie 43

Przeczytaj tekst, z którego usunięto trzy zdania. Wpisz w każdą lukę (1.– 3.) literę, którą oznaczono brakujące zdanie (A–E), tak aby otrzymać spójny i logiczny tekst.
Uwaga: dwa zdania zostały podane dodatkowo i nie pasują do żadnej luki.

In 1973 a young actor, Anthony Hopkins, got a role in The Girl from Petrovka – a film based on the novel of the same title by George Feifer. 1. _____ But he discovered that it wasn’t available in any London bookshop and finally had to give up.
A few days later, he went for a walk in a park. 2. _____ To his surprise, it was a copy of The Girl from Petrovka. Hopkins looked around to find its owner, but there was nobody nearby. He picked the book up and opened it. Most pages had handwritten comments on them. One day, Hopkins was talking to George Feifer on the film set. 3. _____ Feifer agreed and added that he had lent his only copy to a friend in London, who had accidentally left it in a park.
“It had all my notes in it,” added Feifer. “This one?” asked Anthony Hopkins, pulling the book out of his bag. It was the same book...
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A. He made a comment about how difficult it was to find a copy of the book.
B. He couldn’t believe it was the book he’d been looking for.
C. When he sat on a bench, he noticed a book with a red cover lying there.
D. He asked if it was possible to borrow a copy of the book from them.
E. To prepare better for the part, he decided to read the book.