Cynthia Swanson Writing Styles in The Bookseller

Cynthia Swanson
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Point of View

This novel is told from the first person point of view by Katharyn, a woman also known as Kitty. The novel is told in the present tense so Katharyn is learning the details of her real life and her dream life at the same time the reader is. Katharyn tells her reader what she sees, hears and experiences as she explores the unfamiliar world where she discovers she is a wife and mother.

Significant is the writer’s decision to refer to this main character by two different names. Kitty is used to refer to this woman during the times she believes she is a single woman who never married Lars because he had a heart attack. The woman’s other personality is that of Katharyn. Katharyn is who Kitty turned out to be because Lars survived his heart attack and the two got married...

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