Nelson Demille Writing Styles in The Gold Coast

Nelson Demille
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Point of View

The Gold Coast by Nelson DeMille is written in the first person, past tense, from the point of view of John Sutter, the protagonist of the novel. This is helpful to the reader, because the novel centers on the main character, Sutter, and the changes that take place in his life throughout. The reader is privy to Sutter's thoughts and feelings, as well as his interpretation of the actions of those around him. As the Gold Coast is a novel detailing the life of the affluent on the North shore of Long Island, the reader has a better idea of the details of the lives of the extremely wealthy, and the actions of the class as a whole.

The novel is written with detailed descriptions of the area and the people that live on the Gold Coast, as well as dialogue that gives the reader insight...

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