The Cuckoo's Calling Themes & Motifs

Robert Galbraith
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Love

Love is a major, and underlying theme in the novel "The Cuckoo's Calling" by Robert Galbraith. Love appears in the novel primarily in romantic form, both in a present form, and in an absent form.

In terms of love appearing in a primarily present romantic state, the characters of Strike and Robin both come to the fore. Genuine love appears briefly for Strike, in reference to a woman named Tracey, about whom not much is said. Love also appears, in the smallest of ways, between Strike and Charlotte in the rarest of circumstances. Yet, it is enough to keep Strike in a relationship with Charlotte, who is cruel, manipulative, and vindictive with Strike. Love also affects Robin's character, and seems to be the basis of her move to London, to live with Matthew, who soon after becomes her fiance. Though Robin's employment with Strike causes unrest...

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