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How does cricket figure in this novel? Based on your level of familiarity with the sport, what would you say are the advantages and disadvantages of concentrating on the admittedly complex and bewildering game?

How does including editorial comments from Grizel de Rothschild color the novel? What do you think of her censoring words in the text?

Does Don Solomon Haslam make any sense in his arguments for why Elspeth should be his?

How is music used in the novel to set moods and establish characters?

How are Daedalus Tighe, Jingo, and Judy used in the novel? Could any of them be omitted without altering the story?

How does Flashy's Scottish father-in-law contribute to the story? Is he more than a foil for fellow Scotsman, the colorful Paitingi Ali?

Is Flashy's "what Elspeth doesn't know can't hurt us" attitude justified? Do you think she believes his protestations...

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