Before you start reading the novel, this game will help you to attain knowledge about the context of the story. What is context?
It is the necessary information you will need to understand in what timeframe this story plays out. It will help you gain some insight in the parties that were involved and what the general ideas were at the time. Understanding some of this background information will help you to really grasp what is happening in this story and it will make your reading experience more enjoyable.