BOOK CLUB GUIDE--Dead Is Better
The questions below might be effective conversation starters:
Why contemplate death? This is a very fine answer: http://digg.com/video/thinking-about-death
Did the novel alter your view of death?
Does an awareness of death enrich life or dampen joy?
Rose changes Charles in many ways. Has an animal changed you?
Do you like the quotations at the beginning of each chapter? How do they affect your experience of the story?
Do you have a favorite quotation about death? What is it?
Does Charles really know himself? Is he too hard on himself? Too easy?
Is it possible to know oneself?
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