Dick Francis Writing Styles in Smokescreen

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Point of View

The point of view of the novel is first person. Edward Lincoln, a movie star in England, is the narrator of this novel. Link, as his friends call him, narrates this novel as though writing to a good friend or in a diary and telling of the events that led to three attempts on his life. The first person point of view creates an intimate relationship between reader and character, creating a bond in which the reader deeply cares whether or not Link is going to survive his ordeal. First person point of view is a highly personal point of view and this one allows the reader to follow Link through a linear time line that begins weeks before the first attempt on his life all the way through the final attempt.

The first person point of view works well in this novel because it does...

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