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Dean Koontz Writing Styles in Odd Thomas

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Point of View

The novel is written in the first person point of view. The narrator is Odd Thomas, the namesake of the novel. Odd tells the reader in the first chapter that he is intentionally making himself an unreliable narrator because he believes it is necessary for him to hide certain facts in telling his story least he give away the ending. Odd has been advised as well to keep the tone of the novel light, interjecting humor as often as he can, because the story is inherently dark due to deadly actions of the men Odd sets out to stop. Odd does not use this light tone to make fun of his experiences, but to keep the story from becoming so depressing that the reader is too despondent to finish it.

The point of view of the novel is at times funny and quirky, while also dark...

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