Greg Iles Writing Styles in The Quiet Game

Greg Iles
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THE QUIET GAME by Greg Iles is written in the first person, from the point of view of Penn Cage, the main character and protagonist of the novel. This is important to the reader because the life of Penn and the events that surround him are central to the novel. This point of view is important in the novel because Penn Cage is not only investigating a thirty-year-old murder but also struggling internally with the reasons behind his investigation and the feelings he has for those involved.

The novel contains passages of dialogue exchanged with the main character, Penn Cage, which allows the reader to have access to the thoughts and feelings of others involved in the story. There are very long, descriptive passages regarding Natchez and the surrounding areas, as well as some history of the area. This is important as it gives the reader...

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