Matthew reilly the tournament ebook


 

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Matthew Reilly The Tournament Ebook

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The year is , and Suleiman the Magnificent, the feared Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, issues an invitation to every king in Europe: You are invited to send your finest player to compete in a chess tournament to determine the champion of the known world. Yet on the opening night of the tournament, a powerful guest of the Sultan is murdered. The pair soon realizes that the real chess game is being played within the court itself…and its most treacherous element is that a stranger in a strange land is only as safe as her host is gracious. Plus, receive recommendations for your next Book Club read. By clicking 'Sign me up' I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use. Must redeem within 90 days. See full terms and conditions and this month's choices. This reading group guide for The Tournament includes an introduction, discussion questions, and ideas for enhancing your book club. The suggested questions are intended to help your reading group find new and interesting angles and topics for your discussion. We hope that these ideas will enrich your conversation and increase your enjoyment of the book. Ascham presents the tournament as a learning experience fitting a potential future monarch, but even he cannot imagine the wonders and dangers in store in Constantinople. It soon becomes clear that a killer is on the loose, and that the magnificent palaces of the Ottoman Empire hide a wealth of sins.

In your opinion, do the events of the novel prove him right?

What other major forces shape human behavior in the novel? Bess and Ascham debate whether chess is a game or a sport on page Review their arguments and discuss them with your book club.

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After reading The Tournament, what is your view? Discuss which chess piece best represents the following characters: Bess, Ascham, Elsie, and Mr. Giles, and why? Reilly uses well-known historical figures like Queen Elizabeth I, Michelangelo, and Suleiman the Magnificent as characters in his novel. Taking one or two as examples, discuss how this fictionalization bolsters, challenges, or complicates your view of these famous people.

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Bess deeply admires Mr. Do you think that Elsie deserves her fate? Reilly is well-known as a thriller writer, though he takes on the at times slow, refined, and intellectual game of chess in The Tournament.

What particular power do the female characters in this novel hold that their male counterparts may not, and vice versa? Consider the figures of Elsie and the other young women on the court, the Queen, and Bess in your answer.

What is the effect of organizing The Tournament into parts based on different chess pieces? What did this organizational device reveal about the plot and characters, and how did it impact your view of the action? Enhance Your Book Club 1.

Do research on the Hagia Sophia, under the shadow of which The Tournament takes place, and take a virtual tour of the architectural masterpiece to get a better sense of the setting of the novel. In your opinion, do the events of the novel prove him right?

What other major forces shape human behavior in the novel? Bess and Ascham debate whether chess is a game or a sport on page Review their arguments and discuss them with your book club. After reading The Tournament, what is your view? Discuss which chess piece best represents the following characters: Bess, Ascham, Elsie, and Mr. Giles, and why?

Reilly uses well-known historical figures like Queen Elizabeth I, Michelangelo, and Suleiman the Magnificent as characters in his novel. Taking one or two as examples, discuss how this fictionalization bolsters, challenges, or complicates your view of these famous people.

Bess deeply admires Mr. Do you think that Elsie deserves her fate?

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Reilly is well-known as a thriller writer, though he takes on the at times slow, refined, and intellectual game of chess in The Tournament.

What particular power do the female characters in this novel hold that their male counterparts may not, and vice versa?

Consider the figures of Elsie and the other young women on the court, the Queen, and Bess in your answer. What is the effect of organizing The Tournament into parts based on different chess pieces?

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What did this organizational device reveal about the plot and characters, and how did it impact your view of the action? Enhance Your Book Club 1. Do research on the Hagia Sophia, under the shadow of which The Tournament takes place, and take a virtual tour of the architectural masterpiece to get a better sense of the setting of the novel.

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