The Terrorist Topics for Discussion

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1. What kind of career do you think that Billy would have pursued if he had not been killed in the terrorist bombing? Why?

2. Discuss the use of foreshadowing in The Terrorist. In what manner is it employed? Why is it such an important element of the novel?

3. How do you think that Billy would have reacted if Laura had been killed in the terrorist bombing instead of him?

What would he have done?

4. At which point in the novel did you figure out who the "terrorist" was?

What hints were you given throughout the novel that pointed out this "evil" character?

5. Are the various nationalities in The Terrorist described objectively and authentically, or do you think that there are various unforgivable flaws in their descriptions?

6. Who are Laura's true friends in The Terrorist? How is she finally reassured of this even after she has accused them of murdering...

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