The Killer Collective Themes & Motifs

Barry Eisler
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Love and Romance

Love and romance is a prevalent theme throughout the novel, and plays a stark contrast against the ruthlessness of the character's line of work. Rain and Delilah, and Livia and Dox are two couples in the novel whose relationships show the importance of having someone to care for.

Eisler is clear from the first chapter that Rain and Delilah have an emotional connection that precedes the book. However, the two separated because Rain did not think that Delilah was able to give up her work, and so he gave her an ultimatum: give up her job with the Mossad and he would stay, or continue to work and he would leave her. His longing for her presence in his life of solitude is clear when he thinks to himself, "Every day, I wanted to contact her. Every day, I knew I should. And every...

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