Alex Cross, Run – The Race For Justice
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English
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Alex Cross, Run – The Race For Justice

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2 Pages
English

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Alex Cross, Run – The Race For Justice Following a long list of best sellers, Alex Cross, Run could not have been any different. A captivating thriller, with well-defined characters and a good dose of mystery and suspense, James Patterson’s Alex Cross, Run has become for many a reference point of the thriller genre.

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Published 21 May 2013
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Language English

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Alex Cross, Run
The Race For Justice
Following a long list of best sellers, Alex Cross, Run could not have been any different. A captivating
thriller, with well-
defined characters and a good dose of mystery and suspense, James Patterson’s
Alex
Cross, Run
has become for many a reference point of the thriller genre.
Declared by the Guinness Worlds Records, the writer with the most bestsellers chosen by New York
Times, James Patterson offers once again an exciting thriller with original characters, with murders and
drugs, with police chases and human stories.
In this crazy chase for the truth, people get hurt, relationships are broken and the world looses sense.
Will Alex Cross save the day or not?
Storyline
Alex Cross, Run tells the story of police officer, Alex Cross and his partner, John Sampson. With the
arrest of Elijah Creem, a crazy series of dangerous events start to unfold, puzzling and deeply affecting
Alex Cross’ ex
istence.
The police officer always looking for the truth will be assigned three cases at once, all connected with
Elijah Creem and his crime partner, Joshua Bergman. While fighting drugs, minor abuse, illegal porn
videos, murders and disappearances, Alex Cross must face also the threats and the stalking of Ron
Guidice, who believes Alex killed his fiance.
A series of unfortunate incidents lead to Alex’s degradation to desk work. As he is getting closer and
closer to discovering the truth, his life falls into pieces. Will he be able to put the pieces back together?
Main Characters
As the novel unfolds, more and more characters come to life. However, the
Alex Cross, Run
plot focuses
mainly on a few names:
• Alex Cross
- the main character of the novel, Alex represents justice and truth. Incorruptible and
honest, Alex is not only the perfect police officer but also a devoted, loving husband and a great father.
• John Sampson
-
Alex’s best fri
end, John helps him in solving the cases and catching the guilty.
• Elijah Creem
- a famous plastic surgeon, Elijah was running an illegal business of drug contraband and
porn movies with minors. He is responsible also for the dead of many girls.
• Joshua B
ergman-
Creem’s best friend and confederate, Joshua is a vicious person, guilty for killing
homosexuals and participating in the orgies organized in partnership with Creem.
• Ron Guidice
-
Alex’s biggest enemy, Ron, represents the stalker, who accuses Alex
of the death of his
fiance.
The plot includes also secondary characters such as Alex’s wife Bree Stone
-
Cross, Alex’s children, Janelle,
Damon, Ali and the adopted Ava, but also Adele Finaly, the therapist of Alex or Nana Mama, Alex’s
grandmother. Their role is to connect the various sequences of the story, providing fluidity and
coherence to the entire structure of the novel.
Pros and Cons
As the story comes to life, it is impossible not to notice the linearity and the clarity of a plot with many
twists. Powerful visual images and a diverse range of emotions, elegantly drawn by the unique style of
James Patterson provide the reader a dynamic lecture with ups and downs and spicy scenes.
Reactions
By now, the audience is accustomed with James Patterson’s
bestsellers, so the expectations regarding
Alex Cross, Run were just as high. As always, James Patterson’s work does not fail the expectations.
Received with great enthusiasm, both the paperback version and the Kindle version of the novel were
sold very quickly, in millions of copies.
Verdict
Impeccably written, consistent and rich in suspense and mystery, Alex Cross, Run is a great choice for an
afternoon lecture.
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