Essay Topic 1
Character development is an important aspect in a novel. This can be accomplished through direct information or through the character's dialogue. Connelly begins developing the character of Harry Bosch from Page 1. What type of character is Bosch? How does the author develop this character so quickly? Include in your analysis specific examples of this character development to include both direct and indirect development.
Essay Topic 2
There is a running theme of desperation throughout this novel. One way this theme is demonstrated is through the use of homeless ex-lawyer. Discuss the development of this character. What effect does he have on Chandler? What effect does he have on Bosch? Do you think the way the ex-lawyer affects these characters says something about their personal desperation? Explain your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Bosch violates police procedure a few times in this book. What are his reasons for doing so...
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