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In Hot Six, Evanovich succeeds in using humor to analyze serious issues about identity in traditional patriarchal communities, the agreements between criminal organizations as unwritten laws for an underground government, and the inter-generational problem of changing sexual mores. By writing detective fiction, Evanovich adds manic humor by frustrating reader's expectations through a succession of spectacular slapstick episodes without sacrificing complexity of plot line. Through the series, the author has built up a hilarious supporting cast of characters and on-going subplots, all of which add to the reader's enjoyment and amusement. While it is tempting for readers simply to read the work as comic light entertainment, in doing so they might miss out on Evanovich's multifaceted appropriation and adaptation of the traditionally patriarchal, conservative, and sexist hard-boiled detective fiction genre.

1. Is the depiction of inept Pakistani hitman Habib racist? Why or why not?

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Hot Six from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.