The Nine Tailors: Changes Rung on an Old Theme in Two Short Touches and Two Full Peals Topics for Discussion

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One of the thematic ideas of this novel is that church bells cannot tolerate the presence of evil. Explain how this idea is illustrated by the reactions of various characters to the church bells.

Are Will Thoday's actions justified? Did he act rightly or wrongly? If he acted wrongly, what should he have done instead?

This novel gives a portrait of village life 1920s England. Describe what was characteristic about this lifestyle, along with the positive and negative aspects of village community life.

This novel is set during a time of great social upheaval. Describe how each of the following affect society as illustrated in The Nine Tailors:

(a) World War I

(b) The influenza epidemic

(c) The Depression.

We learn a lot about what characters are like by how they interact with other characters. Explain what is revealed about Lord Peter Wimsey in his interactions with...

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