Lord of Light Topics for Discussion

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What role does religion play in the novel?

How does the structure of the novel contribute to the story itself?

Is Sam justified in his use of deceit and trickery?

How does the relationship between Sam, Kali, and Yama affect the outcome of the story?

Why do you think the author does not reveal everything to the reader?

Discuss the fanatical Christian figure of Nirriti. What role does the character play in the outcome of the story?

The ultimate fate of the main characters is not explained. Why does the author do this?

How does the story compare to other myths or legendary tales you have read? What elements does it have in common?

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