The Eight Summary
Katherine Neville

Everything you need to understand or teach The Eight by Katherine Neville.

  • The Eight Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 The Eight Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

The Eight Summary

The Eight, an intellectually and structurally complex novel, follows two narrative lines, each essentially telling the same story: a woman's pursuit of a mysteriously powerful artifact, a chess set known as The Montglane Service. Themes relating to the seductive power of revenge and the universal interrelationship of matter and spirit are woven into a suspenseful tapestry of multi-layered relationships and narrow escapes. Additionally, the story features fictionalized appearances by actual, historically...

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Lesson Plan

The Eight Lesson Plans contain 112 pages of teaching material, including: