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The Final Detail Themes

Harlan Coben
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Themes

Sexualtiy and gender

While not the entire focus of the book, Coben tries to explore what he calls the "sexual underworld" of New York City. This also sheds some light on Myron's own problems with sexuality and accepting people who are different from himself. This is personified by Take A Chance, a club in which a patron literally takes a chance on who they may become interested in or take home. At Take A Chance, women can dress as women or as men. The club is all about taking a risk with one's sexual orientation. As a straight-laced kind of guy, Myron does not understand why someone would want to go to a place like this.

When Myron meets Thrill, he is constantly hoping that she is actually a woman. While he admits he is having fun with Thrill and whatever Thrill is, he will not allow himself to...

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