London Bridges Themes

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Good vs. Evil

In London Bridges, as in many of the Alex Cross novels by James Patterson, the lines are clearly drawn between good and evil. Alex is portrayed as a good person, one who, although not perfect, always tries to do what's right and who can be depended upon to play fair. Patterson has him being called "The Last Southern Gentleman" by the Washington Post Magazine, which praises him for his work in Homicide. Alex works in a soup kitchen and offers his services as a therapist for free there.

Alex's enemies, on the other hand, are clearly evil. The Weasel, for instance, is the epitome of evil. Right from the start of the book, he is shown living in decadence in a city in Brazil that doesn't seem to care that he's been murdering prostitutes. He brings home a 13-year-old prostitute with the intent of torturing and...

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