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Point of View

This novel is written from the first person point of view from a total of five different narrators. Each similarly titled section of the novel is written from the point of view of a different first person narrator. For instance both the True Kindness sections in Part I and II are narrated by Aaron. Likewise, the Lies Told by Children section is narrated by Isabel. The sections titled All Rise are narrated by Nadia while the Swimming Holes sections are narrated by Arthur. The final section of the novel, Weisz, is narrated by the father of Leah and Yoav. The first person point of view is important as each character goes into long, introspective passages as they explore their relationships, their feelings about other characters and various other topics like death and writing. No other point of view could be used that would be able...

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