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SHTUM by Jem Lester - discussion questions

We have some great discussion questions for your reading group about Shtum by Jem Lester.

As you can see below, other groups have enjoyed reading and discussing this book:

“I cannot stress highly enough how much I loved this book. Simply charming, beautiful and gut-wrenching. This would appeal to anyone who is a parent or has a parent! Told from the point of view of Ben a 30-something father of a severely autistic boy, this book grabs your heart strings, pulls them sideways and then snaps them back!”
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“A sucker-punch of a novel. Harsh and unforgiving at times, sweet and heart-warming at others. A fascinating insight into the life of a family with a severely autistic child. You’ll smile at well as cry!”
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