A is CORRECT.
It’s slightly tricky. It’s easy to forget that there are only three french novels, max. So if you have three French novels, no Russian novels and one play, you only have four works.
The first sentence of the setup says we need five or six works.
If you’re unsure about the other answer choices, the easiest (and only) way to eliminate them is to try drawing them to see if they work.
C and D work:
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