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Dean Koontz Writing Styles in Hideaway

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Style

Point of View

The book is written in third person with an omniscient point of view. The majority of the book is written from the perspective of either Jeremy or Hatch, but the story also unfolds from the point of view of others as well. For example, while Hatch and Lindsay are in the water as the story begins, Hatch is unconscious. In this case, the story is told from Lindsay's point of view. She talks of her need to stay afloat in order to hold onto Hatch, and says that it would be easy for her to slip under the water and simply leave this world. She doesn't, and the story continues through her eyes until she and Hatch arrive at the hospital. There, the reader learns what is happening to Lindsay but the book flashes from scene to scene, including an account of Hatch's resuscitation from the...

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