Craig Johnson Writing Styles in The Cold Dish

Craig Johnson
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Point of View

The point of view of the novel is first person. This point of view is limited since the reader only knows what Sheriff Walter Longmire experiences and knows. Telling the story through the viewpoint of Sheriff Longmire allows the reader to have information regarding the murders of Cody Pritchard and Jacob Esper that they otherwise would not have. The sheriff is the primary investigator, thus all information comes to him eventually and is therefore passed onto the reader.

The story is told through exposition with a large amount of dialogue interspersed. Sheriff Longmire does a lot of interior reflection during the murder investigation and the reader is allowed access to thoughts he would prefer not to share with those around him, especially the fact that his best friend Henry Standing Bear looks suspicious at times throughout the investigation. Sheriff Longmire also provides the reader with...

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