The Hiding Place is written primarily in the first person point of view with Dolores as the narrator. Narration in the first half of the book is written from the point of view of a woman remembering events that took place when she was an infant and then a small child. By the nature of the narrator's age, the narration tends to be unreliable at times. However, in the last half of the book the narrator is a grown woman. The narration becomes more reliable. The story throughout the novel is told from memory, first of the narrator and then the members of her family. Dolores' memory is often unclear because she is a small child at the time and this makes her an unreliable narrator.
The Hiding Place