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    Which is correct and why?
    - Have you a book? OR
    - Do you have a book?

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    Which is correct and why?
    - Have you a book? OR
    - Do you have a book?
    In my opinion, they are both correct. The second would be far more common in American English. I believe the first is common in British English.

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    'Have you got a book?' would be more common in BE. The inverted form is heard less nowadays.

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