Discussion Questions 1. How would you describe the characters of Dick and Nicole Diver? What is the nature of their marriage? Do they love one another? Talk about how and why their marriage changes during the course of the novel? 2. Talk about Nicole's psychological state? Why did Dick marry her? As his patient, their… Continue reading Tender Is the Night, S. Fitzgerald – Discussion Questions
Explain the title. What category or genre do you think it fits into? What do you think the author’s purpose was? Something you liked about it. Something you disliked about it. Describe the setting. Which character did you like most? Which character did you like least? Describe one of the main characters. What changes does… Continue reading Book Review Questions
Source: questions issued by the publisher - https://www.litlovers.com/reading-guides/fiction/294-empire-falls-russo?start=3 Discussion Questions 1. Richard Russo's description of the town of Empire Falls is as memorable and vivid as his portraits of the people who live there. How do the details he provides about the town's setting and its streets, buildings and neighborhoods create more than a physical… Continue reading Empire Falls by Richard Russo – Discussion Questions
The title includes the word Enemies, why? Relation to Judaism by major characters, Herman attempts to reform, Yadviga converts, Rabby employs a ghostwriter, etc. Characters escaping from reality Herman's character somehow reminds of some of the Checkov's characters, philistines. In some ways the three wives situation and Herman's inability to deal with it was comic.
READERS GUIDE Retrieved from: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/252972/the-house-at-the-edge-of-night-by-catherine-banner/9780812988130/readers-guide/ Questions and Topics for Discussion 1. At the beginning of the book, Amedeo is “a foundling . . . a penniless jobbing physician” who “inhabited the world as bare as he had come into it, with no wife, no friend except his foster father, no descendants.” What do you think it is about… Continue reading Questions – Catherine Banner, The House at the Edge of Night