Harlan Coben Writing Styles in One False Move

Harlan Coben
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One False Move, by Harlan Coben is written in the third person. This is an important factor, as the novel follows the life of Myron Bolitar, and the third person narration allows the reader to not only know what Myron is thinking, but how he feels as well. Though the reader is able to discern the thoughts and feelings of other character by the way they interact with Bolitar, one is only able to know the true thoughts of Myron Bolitar himself.

The novel is written with a great deal of fast-paced dialogue, as well as descriptive passages. The dialogue allows the reader to feel the frantic emotions that the main character is experiencing, while the descriptive passages provide some explanation as to why Bolitar is prone to take the actions he does.

The novel takes place over a period of approximately two weeks, and the...

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