Swordspoint: A Novel Topics for Discussion

Ellen Kushner
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What are the attitudes in the book toward homosexuality? What are the attitudes in the book toward monogamy? Do you agree or disagree with these attitudes?

Alec spends a lot of time trying to hide who he really is. Do you think he is an aristocrat, deep down, or something different? Why does he try to leave his wealth and position behind?

Why does the Duchess have so much power? What kind of power is it?

What are some differences between Richard's relationship with Jessamyn, and his relationship with Alec? What are some similarities?

What are some ways in which Michael grows up in the book? What do you think is a sign that someone is growing up?

Some of the characters think nothing of killing another person, while others can not bring themselves to do so, even in their own defense. What do...

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