Dean Koontz Writing Styles in Mr. Murder

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Point of View

Mr. Murder by Dean Koontz is written in the third person narrative perspective, alternating between the two main characters - Marty Stillwater and Alfie. The perspectives change from one character to the other as the story evolves from one chapter to another. The narrative is reliable and straightforward, making it easy to keep track of which character is being dealt with. Marty's world changes drastically when Alfie first becomes aware of him, and though it begins as nothing more than a feeling that Alfie can't ignore, the pull is so strong that he quickly teaches himself how to focus on the feeling and increase the strength of this contact to bring him on a collision course with Marty. Alfie, cloned and given remarkable powers of recuperation and strength, believes that Marty has stolen his life, and wants it back. Part of that conclusion comes from the...

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