ICE Breakers

BOOK OF THE MOMENT

MISSED OPPORTUNITY

What memory or opinion, if any, did you have of Maxwell before reading this book?

Were you surprised by his roots and his family tragedies? Do you think he would have taken a different path, had he not had these experiences?

What did you think of his relationships with his wife Betty and his family? And why was Betty so loyal to him?

Maxwell is exposed as reckless, dispensing of his friends and freezing out his family. Given his backstory do you have any empathy?

Do you recall the day of his ‘fall’? Having read the book what is you conclusion. Was it suicide? Did he fake his death?

Desribed as ‘Crook of the Century’, do you think someone like him could get away with his deceit?

Given Preston’s past books have successfully transitioned to TV, could you see this story on our screens?

What might Preston be working on next?

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