Douglas Preston Writing Styles in The Cabinet of Curiosities

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The point of view of this novel is third person omniscient. This point of view moves from character to character, allowing multiple characters to tell the story through their own thoughts, emotions, and opinions. This includes a narrator who is not clearly identified by the narration except as the copycat killer known as the Surgeon. This point of view allows for the reader to get information from various narrators and to see actions within the plot that might not be seen or known by other characters in the novel.

The point of view of this novel allows a very broad view of the plot from multiple view points. The narrators differ from chapter to chapter, giving the reader insight on events within the plot that might not be known or seen by other characters. This includes the anonymous narration of the copycat killer known as the...

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