Lee Child Writing Styles in Die Trying

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The point of view of this novel is third person omniscient. The author allows the reader to see the events of the plot through many eyes, including Holly, Reacher, Borken, and McGrath. This changing view point has the potential of being difficult for the reader to follow. However, the author handles the changing point of view well, never shifting narrating characters in the middle of a scene. The narration remains with one character throughout a whole scene. When there is a shift, the author warns the reader by dividing the narration into sections.

The point of view of this novel works well because it offers many views of the action while also allowing the reader to see the thoughts and emotions of the characters. The changing viewpoints help the reader see things they might not be privy to if the narration were first person or otherwise...

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