The Game of Kings Topics for Discussion

Dorothy Dunnett
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Describe the geographic setting of the novel.

The novel is set at a pivotal era in the history of Europe. Describe the politics of the region.

Compare and contrast the Crawford brothers.

The women of the story appear demure but are strong in their own right. Please extrapolate on this idea.

What attracted Will Scott to Francis Crawford's group of followers?

Francis Crawford was both loved and despised. How do you explain this dichotomy?

What is alchemy and what part does it play in the novel?

List and briefly describe the members of Francis Crawford's family.

In what way is Christian's impediment also her biggest asset?

Midculter, Edinburgh, and the convent were the locations of important scenes. Choose two of the three and describe their significance.

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