James Rollins Writing Styles in Ice Hunt

James Rollins
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Ice Hunt by James Rollins is written in an omniscient narrative. The author switches between the characters most relevant throughout the story, ranging from characters that only play small parts like Lacy Devlin who is the Grendel's first victim since the Ice Station was rediscovered to main characters like Matthew Pike, Jennifer Aratuk, or Amanda Reynolds. James Rollins doesn't limit himself, but he is consistent in his representation of these characters, so despite so many thoughts and feelings being portrayed, the central story is still consistent and easy to follow.

Rollins has a style that keeps the reader well tuned to his characters, and it is easy to become part of those he chooses to highlight emotionally. By giving voice to such a variety of characters, this novel comes to life and is a thoroughly entertaining read. Most authors might limit their point of view to...

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