The Bookman by Lavie Tidhar

Fantasy Book Club

The Bookman Discussion Questions

  1. What do you think of the 3rd person narration?
  2. Do you feel like the beginning of the book assumes knowledge?
  3. What do you think of the world creation?
  4. The world contains many characters from our world in different configuration, how does this shape the story?
  5. Do you like Orphan?
  6. What do you think of the books described in this book?
  7. What do you think of the descriptions in the book?
  8. Would you play chess with an automaton to learn about the Bookman?
  9. Did you expect the lizards to be aliens and the simulacrums to be such an important part of the story?
  10. Would you go to destroy the probe?
  11. Did you expect there to be pirates?
  12. Does this book make it easy to figure out who to trust?
  13. What do you think of the secret heir trope?
  14. Is the second Orphan confusing?
  15. What do you think of the various sides of the Revolution?
  16. What did you think of the ending?
  17. Was Lucy really Lucy?
  18. Did you like the book?
  19. Did you read From the Lost Files?
  20. Would you read more by the author?

Created by Michelle Haring


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