Nora Roberts Writing Styles in Glory in Death

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Point of View

The point of view in this novel is omniscient, with several abrupt changes. We see the story through not only the narrator's eyes, but through several of the main characters as well. Sometimes this leaves us feeling a bit flustered, because the author makes these changes with no warning. This could be beneficial to the reader with some fluidity, because it does allow us to see the innermost thoughts of the characters. However, we are often left wondering where the writer wants us to go with this train of thought. The chapters seem busy because of this, causing us to miss key points in the story. All in all, the voice of the story is frenzied, and oftentimes leaves you looking for more.

Setting

The primary setting in this novel is New York City, 2058. Times have changed, and there are several sections of the city where...

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