John Sandford Writing Styles in Silent Prey

John Sandford
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Point of View

The novel is third-person omniscient, allowing the reader to be able to know the thoughts of multiple characters, mostly focusing on Davenport and Bekker. Knowing both Davenport and Bekker's points of view is essential for the reader to get a grasp on the novel's plot. There are at least a few instances where immediately after a section following Bekker the story picks up with Davenport. The story alternates between protagonist and antagonist, but is also peppered with the peripheral characters' situations: Lily's guilt, Fell's insecurity, and Whitechurch's nervousness all come directly from the characters at some point in the work.

This book is one in a series that focuses on the exploits of Lucas Davenport, and as such there are a few backstories the reader must figure out solely from Davenport's brief encounters. The characters in the novel are tough as nails, but all have very...

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