Human Croquet Topics for Discussion

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In examining the point of view in Human Croquet, the reader might at times become confused over the question, "But how could Isobel know this?" At various times in the novel, Isobel offers explanations. Discuss some of those explanations, or discuss alternate explanations that Isobel does not offer.

On several occasions, Isobel or other characters make reference to her tall height or large size. But then in one instance, Isobel gives her exact height and weight (though she gives her weight in the British units of "stones"). Find that instance, convert to units everyone understands, and discuss whether Isobel truly is a large sixteen-year-old, particularly by today's standards.

Several times in the novel, Isobel makes reference to psychiatrists. Usually this in conjunction with Debbie's odd behavior, and never in terms of suppressed memories on the part of her and her brother Charles. Both Charles...

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