Carlos Ruiz Zafón Writing Styles in The Shadow of the Wind

Carlos Ruiz Zafón
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Point of View

The Shadow of the Wind is a story within a story, and as such is told by two characters and written in the first person by both. The book itself has two main stories: that of Julian Carax and that of Daniel Sempere, who is looking for answers about Julian. The greater part of the book is seen from Daniel's point of view - It's Daniel's story about his search for the truth about Julián Carax. The emotions and growing pains that Daniel is going through during his adolescent years are very present in the book. There are parts of the book written in italics, where the narrative is in the third person. These are the stories about Julian Carax gathered from the other characters.

Daniel's point of view, as far as the story Julián Carax goes, begins as that of a third party...

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