Back in Black: An A-list Novel Topics for Discussion

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Though the characters themselves seem obsessed with glamor, how does the narrative as a whole present this concept? Are there any discrepancies in its treatment of the concept?

The novel goes back and forth between several points of view. Who are the major heroines and heroes?

Compare and contrast the kinds of glamor offered by Los Angeles and Las Vegas. What are the advantages to each? What are the disadvantages to each?

Though the characters all seem blessed in many ways, each one has a flaw or problem he or she is working through. Compare and contrast these. Discuss their final resolution.

How is femininity presented in the book? How is masculinity presented in the book? Does the author provide alternate views of either construction?

What role does chance, or fate, play in the book? Discuss three characters and their experiences with luck.

What is the significance...

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