John Sandford Writing Styles in Mind Prey

John Sandford
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The point of view of the novel is third person omniscient. The narrator of the novel changes frequently, often from scene to scene within a single chapter. The narrators are often Lucas Davenport, Andi Manette, and John Mail, the main characters of the novel. These characters narrate the novel through the third person point of view, sharing with the reader their thoughts and feelings as they take the reader along in the action of the plot. Through this point of view, the reader can see what motivates John Mail, how Andi Manette's sanity is slowly slipping, and how Lucas Davenport follows the evidence to catch John Mail and rescue Andi Manette.

The point of view of this novel works because the shift between narrators is clear and easy to follow. The changes between characters allow the reader to see all sides of the plot, from the...

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