Michael Connelly Writing Styles in The Concrete Blonde

Michael Connelly
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Point of View

In the Concrete Blonde, Michael Connelly employs a first person perspective from the viewpoint of the main character, Harry Bosch. The author has a good grasp of police procedure and policy and easily draws the reader into life of a Robbery Homicide detective. Though much of the story focuses on Harry's desire to discover the truth behind the killings dubbed the Dollmaker's and then later the Follower's, the author also manages to blend in the difficulties that having such a career can have on friendships and relationships in general. Because of the type of job Harry Bosch has, he is reluctant to share too much personal information with his girlfriend, Sylvia Moore, feeling that most of it is dark and depressing and better left buried where it is. Despite that, Sylvia manages to convey that unless Harry can reveal more of himself personally, their relationship is...

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