Shuggie Bain: A Novel by Douglas Stuart: Conversation Starters
Shuggie Bain is the debut novel of Scottish author Douglas Stuart. The book received a host of accolades and awards such as the Booker Prize in 2020 for the literary fiction category and was also a finalist for the Kirkus Prize, L.A. Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel, National Book Award, National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize, and Lambda Literary Award for Gay Fiction.
The book is set in the early ’90s and depicts the struggles of the young protagonist Shuggie Bain and his mother Agnes Bain as they try to overcome poverty and the endless suffering surrounding them.
A Brief Look Inside:
EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER
than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive,
and the characters and its world still live on.
Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to
bring us beneath the surface of the page
and invite us into the world that lives on.
These questions can be used to create hours of conversation:
• Foster a deeper understanding of the book
• Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups
• Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately
• Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before
Disclaimer: This book is an independent resource to supplement the original book and is not affiliated nor endorsed by the original work in any way. If you have not yet purchased a copy of the original book, please do before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.
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