James Patterson Writing Styles in London Bridges

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Point of View

James Patterson's London Bridges is told in both the third person and the first person point of view. Alex Cross, who works as a senior agent for the FBI, narrates the first person point of view. The third person point of view is provided from multiple viewpoints; the story is told through the eyes of several different characters, as needed. These different viewpoints alternate back and forth from chapter to chapter.

In the opening two chapters (the prologue), the story is told in the third person through the eyes of Geoffrey Shafer, the Weasel. The reader knows what Shafer experiences and what he thinks, from his plan to torture and kill the young prostitute to his own horrible torture by the Wolf: "The Weasel just wanted to die now. He was hanging upside down from the ceiling of his own master bedroom."

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