Virginia C. Andrews Writing Styles in Fallen Hearts

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"Fallen Hearts" by V.C. Andrews is written in the first-person point of view, through the eyes of the main character, Heaven Leigh Casteel Stonewall. The use of first person in the story works well in that the reader is able to understand the world of a woman who was sold by her circus owning step-father who learns that she is an heiress and becomes a respected member of a community that once had shunned her for her poverty and lack of blue blood. The reader is taken on a journey along with Heaven and is enabled to see inside the mind of the woman as she wends through a complicated life of lies, jealousy, and betrayal.

The use of first person makes the story seem slightly less confusing although there is a great deal of obfuscation in the story and many mysteries to be unraveled...

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