BOOK CLUB QUESTIONS: Before You Knew My Name



Welcome to our book club questions for Before You Knew My Name by Jacqueline Bublitz


  1. How does reading a book narrated by a dead person sit with you?
  2. Do you believe in an afterlife?
  3. Ruby could never decide whether Ash's halting question, 'Would you like to come (to the wedding)' was naive or cruel. What do you think?
  4. Cotard’s Syndrome – living people who wholly believe they are dead. Have you ever heard of this condition?
  5. Did you think Josh was ‘separated’ or another Ash?
  6. Who was your favourite character?
  7. What are your thoughts on the author choosing to focus more on the victims than the perpetrators?
  8. What did you think of the death club?
  9. Why do you think the author chose to bring the murderer into the story so late?
  10. What did you think of the author’s writing style?


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