Book Club Questions

  1. Though Nardagani is brimming with unforgettable stories, which scenes were the most memorable for you? Which were the most shocking, the most inspiring?

     

  2. Consider the problems that arise from illiteracy. How does illiteracy tie into addiction? Do you know anyone who is a struggling reader?

     

  3. The subtitle of the book talks about finding light in the shadows. What is your light?

     

  4. Consider the role of addiction in the book. Do you have an addiction? Addictions can be to drugs and alcohol, as well as to exercise, food, tobacco, pills, sugar, caffeine, shopping, unhealthy relation­ships, drama, sex, gambling, TY, internet, work, and more. Being aware of your addiction gives you the opportunity to give it up.

     

  5. What character traits-both good and bad-do you think Narda inherited from her parents? And how do you think those traits shaped Nardas life? What are your significant character traits?

     

  6. How is Jay's disappearance related to the creation of Nardagani? Do you believe in divine intervention?

     

  7. At the beginning of Chapter 36, "An Accident," Narda talks about depression and states "What goes down, will come up." Do you believe this?

     

  8. What kind of man was Narda’s father? What were his strengths and weaknesses, his flaws and contradictions? How about Narda’s mother? What are your strengths and weaknesses?

     

  9. What do you think about Narda’s description of herself? How do you feel her childhood affected her relationships as an adult? How did your childhood affect you?

     

  10. After their difficult divorce, how were Eric and Narda able to repair their friendship? Do you have a relationship in need of repair?

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