Greg Iles Writing Styles in Dead Sleep

Greg Iles
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Point of View

DEAD SLEEP is written from the point of view of Jordan Glass, who narrates the story in the first person and the present tense. Glass is a successful and independent woman, and her outlook tempers the action throughout the book. At her insistence, she takes an active role in the investigation of her sister's disappearance. Her direct involvement provides the point of view on the progress of the investigation. As the novel opens, Glass reveals that she is recovering from the shock of having lost her sister and that she is driven to solve the case.

As the narrative moves forward and more is learned about Jordan Glass' background, her point of view comes into sharper focus. It is learned that she was once brutally raped, which casts in a new light her drive to solve the kidnappings rapes and murders being perpetrated by the unknown...

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