Delight your reading group with this book written by a book club.
The Shifting Light is a riveting rural novel of family intrigue, love and suspense. Beneath the breathtaking outback Wangalla sky, Nina sets forth on a voyage through a maze of family secrets. Can she find the truth behind a mysterious portrait of her thought-to-be-dead father? Here are some more questions to get your next book club session up and running.
Reading Group Questions
- Parent/child relationships feature in The Shifting Light. To what extent do they shape the characters and their actions?
- What role does art play in the novel?
- How does the colloquial language contribute to place and character in The Shifting Light?
- Of all the characters, Hilary changes the most. How and why?
- What does switching between scenes when Nina and Hilary are in peril add to the tension?
- When and how did your perception of Lachlan change?
- The Shifting Light is about shifting allegiances. How do these play out?
- How well do the social and racial tensions examined in the book reflect the realities of rural life?
- What bearing does Izzy’s childhood have on her adult life?
- What does the way Heath deals with the environmental issues facing farmers today reveal about his character?