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Us Conductors: Section 2: Chapter 5-9

August 13, 2014

Us Conductors book cover

The Word On The Street’s Book Club discussion of Us Conductors got started last week. Check out the conversation!

This week, book club leader Sara has a few questions based on Chapters 5 – 9. Feel free to use these as a jumping-off point for any other thoughts or questions you may have too.


  1. How do you feel about Leon’s treatment of the women in the novel? Do you find Clara as compelling as Leon does?
  2. Leon lives a double life, as both inventor and spy. How does this back and forth between worlds affect the pace and tone of the story?
  3. What was your reaction to Leon’s encounter with Danny Finch on page 148? Does this scene change your opinion of Leon?