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Christopher Moore Writing Styles in Bloodsucking Fiends

Christopher Moore
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Point of View

The novel is narrated from a third person omniscient perspective. Moore moves from one character or situation to another, showing how intertwining stories ultimately come together. The reader is able to experience Jody's thoughts, Tommy's thoughts, the detectives' thoughts, and even the vampire's thoughts. Each character provides a wider perspective.

In many vampire stories, the line between good and evil is clearly drawn, but by giving the reader the vampires' points of view, Moore clouds the issue of right and wrong. Jody's motives are not purely manipulative. She kills, but she is not cold and heartless. Is she evil? Tommy knows that he is giving in to his lust and that he is, on some level, being manipulated. He is using Jody for sex as much as she is using him for blood. Is Tommy being manipulated, or is their relationship mutually beneficial? Multiple perspectives give...

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