Simon Mawer Writing Styles in The Glass Room

Simon Mawer
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Point of View

The point of view used throughout the novel is the third-person omniscient. Not any single character tells the story from his or her point of view. Instead, the author is omniscient and can therefore tell each and every character's story. The author is able to describe to the reader the emotions of each of the characters. For instance, the author learns that Stahl will be sending Hana away to a work camp. The readers know what is going to happen a long time before Hana discovers her fate. The point of view is also a trust worthy source. The narration is not attempting to confuse the reader or mislead them. Through the narration and point of view, the reader learns the truth behind many of the secrets that so many characters keep throughout the novel.

Setting

The novel begins with the two young newlyweds vacationing in...

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