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The Age of Wire and String Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Ben Marcus
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Topics for Discussion

The writing in this book often seems to make no sense at all. Why do you think the author would risk writing a book so hard to understand that readers might not even finish it? What does he hope to accomplish with such a dangerous approach?

The world described in the book bears little resemblance to the Earth we know. What is happening? Are we on a different plane of experience, is the narrator insane, or is there some other reason that very little in this book is the way we perceive it with out everyday senses?

How would characterize the tone and substance of this book? Do you think it is sad, or funny, or stupid, or intelligent? What emotions do you think are at the core of it, if any?

What do you think happened to the narrator's brother, Jason Marcus, and to their mother...

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This section contains 277 words
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