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BOOK CLUB QUESTIONS: PLEASURIA: TAKE AS DIRECTED by John J. Jessop

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  1. Pleasuria is about a man in midlife crisis. Does a midlife crisis affect men and women differently? How so?
  2. Pleasuria is intended to be a comedy murder mystery. What excerpts in the book made you laugh out loud?
  3. Did you enjoy the book? Was it a fun read? Why, or why not?
  4. How would you briefly describe the book to a friend? What about the book would you emphasize?
  5. Who was your favorite character? Why?
  6. What characteristics or actions of Jason Longfellow did you relate to?
  7. Halfway through a murder mystery, the reader often has some idea of the killer’s identity. In Pleasuria was this the case for you or were you surprised at the end?
  8. If you were making a movie of this book, who would you cast?
  9. Did the characters seem believable to you? Did they remind you of anyone?
  10. What, if anything, set this book apart from others you’ve read in a similar genre?
  11. What do you think of the book’s cover? How well does it convey what the book is about?
  12. If a drug such as Pleasuria was available on the market, and the developers were able to control the side effects to render them non-lethal, what would be the social implications?