Written in Bone Topics for Discussion

Simon Beckett
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Compare the motives of the two murderers.

Discuss the parallels between the plot developments and the external physical conditions

In which ways does does Brody reveal to Hunter that he is the killer?

How is the desire for revenge manifested?

What are the aspects of a good mystery novel?

Why does Hunter take on this case?

Compare the investigative strengths and weaknesses of Hunter and Maggie.

How does Maggie gain Hunter's trust?

Explore the role of outsiders in the story.

Explain Beckett's use of italics in Hunter's narrative. How do these formatting decisions affect the reader's experience?

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