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Kushiel's Dart
By Jacqueline Carey

Discussed January 2012

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  • Did you like the book?
  • Did you like the main character?
  • Thoughts on the writing style:
    • Did you like the endless discussions of pretty people wearing pretty things talking about gossip that may or may not be about the possible downfall of the current political system?
    • Some individuals online have complained about her flowery prose/her abuse of the thesaurus. Was this an issue for you?
    • Did you feel whacked over the head with foreshadowing? (another common complaint)
  • Did the world building feel realistic/make sense to you?
  • Did the portrayal of sex/relationships feel realistic?
    • Specifically how do you feel about the way king was handled?
      • Were you bothered by a lack of a house for switches?
    • What did you think of the house system?
      • Which house do you think you would belong to?
  • What did you think of the whole Kushiel Dart thing?
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