In the following questions, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Direct/Indirect and mark your answer in the Answer Sheet.

He said, I have read this novel.

A. He said that he had read that novel.

B. He said that he had read this novel.

C. He said that he read that novel.

D. He said that he has read this novel.

Please do not use chat terms. Example: avoid using "grt" instead of "great".