Dark Lord of Derkholm by Diana Wynne Jones
Teen Book Club
Dark Lord of Derkholm Discussion Questions
- What do you think of the 3rd person narration?
- Does the meeting at the beginning make it feel like the book starts in the middle of a story?
- What do you think of visitors from one world treating another world like a playground?
- Do you know who the important characters are at the beginning of the book?
- Why does being the Dark Lord sound so awful?
- What do you think of Mr. Chesney?
- Who is your favorite character and why?
- What do you think of the world creation?
- Do you like Derk?
- Can you tell the griffins apart?
- What do you think of the dragon injuring Derk?
- Is Blade and Shonna leading the awful soldiers even an okay idea?
- Do you like Scales?
- What do you think of the idea of making the trips so bad that Mr. Chesney cancels them?
- Were you upset for Shona that she got expelled?
- What do you think of the first battle?
- Blade’s tour has a disruptive woman on it, Miss Ledbury what do you think of her?
- What do you think of Blade’s tour?
- Would you ever want to take this type of trip?
- What did you think of Mara’s enchantments including enchanting her own daughter?
- Were you surprised that Mr. Chesney was stealing magic from Blade’s world?
- What do you think of Derk stopping the tours?
- Did you think Kit was really dead?
- What do you think about Blade and Kit facing each other in an arena?
- Were you surprised Miss Ledbury was a police officer?
- Did you think Sukey was related to Mr. Chesney?
- What do you think of the gods appearing at the end of the book?
- Did you like the book?
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