Douglas Preston Writing Styles in Mount Dragon: A Novel

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Point of View

In the novel, Mount Dragon, co-authored by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, the point of view is the third person, alternating between the main characters. The narration is reliable and easy to follow, despite switching back and forth from Guy Carson, Susana de Vaca and Nye, to Charles Levine and Brent Scopes. Each character is well rounded and brings important perspective to the story that would not likely have translated as well in other formats or styles. While the dialogue is confined to small sections, the changing perspective is used to keep the reader focused on the two main story points as they are slowly drawn together to a natural and spectacular conclusion.

Carson and de Vaca cross an unforgiving desert just one step ahead of Nye, knowing that someone has to ensure that the truth behind the science of their experiments is brought into the...

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