David Mitchell Writing Styles in Slade House

David Mitchell
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Point of View

The story is written in first person from five different perspectives. The perspective changes in each chapter. The first four chapters are written from the perspective of the victim. The final chapter is written from the perspective of Norah, who believes she is luring another innocent victim into the Slade House but who is actually about to die herself. The limited perspective means the reader only knows what that person knows at any given time, though the story builds so the reader has past knowledge while the victim doesn't. For example, when Gordon arrives at Slade House, he believes he's helping a young widow. The reader already knows that Nathan died there and that Gordon is going to be next. However, Gordon gains some additional information so the reader begins to learn more of the twins' back story. Other characters gain tidbits of information, usually...

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