Fish in a Tree discussion guide and book club questions.
About the Book Isabel Allende's Daughter of Fortune — her first work of fiction in six years — is a rich and spirited historical novel. Set at the exciting midpoint of the Nineteenth Century, and spanning four continents, this eagerly awaited novel, translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden, brims with Allende's characteristic magic and once again proves that this beloved.
GENERAL DISCUSSION QUESTIONS Were you immediately engaged with the book, or did it take you a while? Does the book remind you of any other books or writers? Who is your favorite character? Describe the main characters personality traits: How has the past shaped their lives? Do you admire or disapprove of them? Do they remind you of people you know? Discuss the plot: Is the story interesting.
Reading guide for Lucky Boy by Shanthi Sekaran - discussion guide for book clubs.
And so my book was written as it was meant to be, not a boy’s adventure, or a young adult’s inspirational tale. It was written for all of my generation who had parents who came out of the Depression and fought World War II and struggled from the day they were born. It was written for all of us who watched our parents sacrifice in a million ways every day so that we might have a better life.
The Rumpus Book Club chats with author Jesse Ball about his new novel, Census (Ecco, March 2018), the inherent sinister nature of institutions, and creating imaginary authors. This is an edited transcript of the book club discussion. Every month The Rumpus Book Club hosts a discussion online with the book club members and the author, and we post an edited version online as an interview.
The Kids Classic Book Club was originally aimed at kids age 7 and up, although younger siblings were allowed to tag along. As the years passed, those younger kids began to join in the discussion.
Introduction. Thomas Buergenthal, now a Judge in the International Court of Justice in The Hague, tells his astonishing experiences as a young boy in his memoir A LUCKY CHILD.He arrived at Auschwitz at age 10 after surviving two ghettos and a labor camp. Separated first from his mother and then his father, Buergenthal managed by his wits and some remarkable strokes of luck to survive on his own.