Harlan Coben Writing Styles in Run Away

Harlan Coben
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Point of View

The novel is written in third person from a series of limited points of view. The reader sees the events of the novel through the eyes of Simon Greene, a desperate father and husband who is trying to save his family; Elena Ramirez, a private investigator who is searching for a missing man; and Ash Davis, a hit man who is murdering a list of people without knowing why. The perspectives are limited by what each character knows about a situation at any given time, which allows the author to keep specific details secret until the end of the novel. For example, Simon is married to Ingrid, but he does not realize until much later that Ingrid was the one who murdered Aaron. Because the point of view never changes to Ingrid, the reader only learns the truth when Simon finally has that information.

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