Steve Sheinkin Writing Styles in Bomb

Steve Sheinkin
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Point of View

The majority of the book is written from an omniscient perspective. The perspective is technically from the author's point of view but he refers to himself and to the reader only a couple of times, giving the book an overall feeling of a third-person perspective. The book is a historical account of a specific subject – the discovery, building, and use of the atomic bomb. The story focuses on the events that happen during World War II when the Americans and Great Britain joined forces to build the bomb. The final section of the book goes on to look at events after the war, including the modern-day situation and possible repercussions.

In the final section, the author speaks directly to the reader. This makes it clear that the author has been in control of the perspective for the entire book, though he doesn't use first person...

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