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Easy Prey Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

John Sandford
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The primary purpose of genre fiction is widely held to be to entertain the audience.

Entertainment appears a priority in the "Prey" series: these books are full of murder and detection, sex and violence. However, even though these novels are doubtlessly meant as an entertaining sideline to the author, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist John Camp, they do contain pertinent commentary on our society in addition to the action. This commentary is particularly sharp in Easy Prey where Camp explores a topic he is an expert on, the media, within his detective story.

1. In what ways does the media appear decadent in Easy Prey? Are there ways that the media could be coerced to behave more morally that would cause more good than harm?

2. Do big cities foster moral corruption and then spread that corruption into small towns via the airwaves? Is smalltown life more moral than big-city life...

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