Alyson Richman Writing Styles in The Lost Wife

Alyson Richman
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Point of View

Lost Wife is told from the first person perspective of the two main characters, Josef and Lenka. Each chapter is clearly labeled to indicate which character is doing the narration. For the most part, the chapters tend to follow the pattern of being two chapters from one character, and then two from the other. For some of Lenka’s parts, this is changed as she gets more chapters in a row. The difference in characters gives the readers a chance to experience the world through the eyes of each character. The majority of the book is told in flashback form, as though the character were directly narrating the events to the reader. Sometimes the character will interject with their thoughts from the present. This is most common with Josef, since his story spans more time. Lenka will occasionally interject with statistics that she learned from...

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