Laurell K. Hamilton Writing Styles in Circus of the Damned

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Point of View

Circus of the Damned by Laurell K. Hamilton is written in the first person point of view, through the eyes of the main character, Anita Blake. The use of first person in the story works well in that the reader is able to understand the modern world of vampires and vampire slayers through the eyes of one of its practitioners. The reader is taken on a journey along with Anita and is enabled to see inside the mind of The Executioner as she wends through a complicated case of vampires, murder, and betrayal.

The use of first person makes the story seem slightly less fantastic to the point that the reader can grasp what the future might be like if vampirism was to become legal in the eyes of the federal court system. Because vampirism is not legal in all countries, Anita often experiences interaction with...

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