Jonathan Lee Writing Styles in High Dive: A Novel

Jonathan Lee
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Point of View

Jonathan Lee tells his novel High Dive in the third-person omniscient perspective from the point of view of an unknown narrator. The narrator acts as common, unifying thread that strings together the three distinct lives and stories of Freya, Moose, and Dan – especially as they intertwine at the Grand Hotel however briefly and tenuously. The novel is character-driven, and the exploration of the lives of these characters are what adds depth to the basic historically-based background. Readers are given full-fledged and intimate views of the lives of each of the characters in the novel – from Moose’s failed married to Freya’s sexual awakening to Dan’s childhood where he witnessed the killing of his father – something that each of the characters do not know concerning one another. Indeed, the reader is given a privileged view, knowing everything about every character when some – like Freya...

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