Book Club Questions for Elizabeth in the New World

  1. What was your favorite scene or character?
  2. If you were making a movie of this book, who would you cast?
  3. Share a favorite quote from the book. Why did this quote stand out?
  4. Would you read another book by this author? Why or why not?
  5. What feelings did this book evoke for you?
  6. Do you think this book was true to Jane Austen’s characters? Why or why not?
  7. How original and unique was this Austen variation compared to others you have read?
  8. Was Fedon a hero or a villain?
  9. Which character made the greatest personal journey? Elizabeth? Darcy? Wickham? Poppy?
  10. How do you think the issues of slavery and social class were addressed in the book?