Julie Garwood Writing Styles in Murder List

Julie Garwood
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Point of View

Murder List is told in the third person by an omniscient narrator.

Setting

Written in 2004, this story takes place in modern-day Chicago, with the exception of the Prologue. The Prologue flashes back about 25 years to the main character's first day of kindergarten.

Language and Meaning

Set in modern times, the language is modern and simple. It is mostly conversational in tone, as if someone is telling the story aloud.

The language is occasionally ambiguous so the identity of the killer is not revealed too early in the book.

Structure

This book is very simply divided into 52 chapters with both a prologue and an epilogue. The prologue is set about 25 years earlier than the main body of the novel.

Chapter breaks are often arranged to tell two sides of the same story. For instance, Chapters 10 and 12 tell Regan's version of the incident in the parking lot. But...

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