Our Fathers Topics for Discussion

Andrew O'Hagan
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What effect did Hugh Bawn's childhood have on the man he became?

Why do you think the author chose to keep Karen in England for the duration of Jamie's journey?

Discuss pivotal points that you believe made Jamie change his mind about becoming a father himself.

Do you think Jamie and Robert would have reconciled if Hugh hadn't died?

Why do you think Margaret and Alice never intervened to reconcile Hugh and Robert?

Did the author cause you to rethink the value of our short lives? Explain.

Speculate about the future life of Jamie Bawn, considering all that is behind him.

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