Sue Grafton Writing Styles in 'E' Is for Evidence: A Kinsey Millhone Mystery

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The story is told first person past tense with a limited point of view. You know Kinsey has a limited point of view because throughout the story she is trying so hard to figure things out that have happened. She can't tell who is lying to her and who is telling the truth. She has several suspects throughout the story that she leans towards for who did the framing and the killings, but it isn't until the end of the book that she realizes it isn't any of her suspects. The person that did the killing was someone to whom she had given compassion and sympathy. Writing the book in past tense with her not sure of what is going on gives the effect of her telling a story the way it actually happened rather than watching the story as it happened. The perspective is not...

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