Robert Charles Wilson Writing Styles in Spin

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Point of View

Spin is a science-fiction novel written as a story within a story. It uses the first person point of view. The bulk of the novel is an embedded journal written by a character named Tyler Dupree. Since the journal entries are mainly flashbacks, both stories tie up in the end, as they are joined together by the timeline. The novel starts in the very near future and ends a little over thirty years later, after the end of the first Spin era.

Tyler is a medical doctor that plays a limited and mostly supporting role in the unfolding of events described in the novel. However, because of his contacts, Tyler Dupree is privilege enough to have access to information prior to its disclosure to the public. Through Tyler Dupree's eyes, the reader is able to focus on the important events that unfold during the three and...

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