Writing Techniques in Easy Prey

John Sandford
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Point of view is very important in Easy Prey, as it is in all the books in the series. It is Lucas Davenport's series, and, except for the occasional experiment, the story is told from Davenport's third-person, limited point of view. The narrator is privy to Davenport's thoughts and impressions as they occur. There is never the sense that Davenport learns information the reader does not or that he is keeping thoughts secret. Where the text is not dialogue, which forms the bulk of the novel, it is Davenport's perception of the setting and events, and what he is doing and thinking, such as "Catrin. He didn't know what he thought about her, but she was on his mind . . . ." Most of the sentences in the book are short or medium length as in this example, keeping the pace fast and centered in the present, on what is being...

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