Rosamunde Pilcher Writing Styles in The Shell Seekers

Rosamunde Pilcher
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Point of View

Despite its central character of Penelope, the point of view changes throughout the novel. In a seamless fashion, the perspectives of different characters are touched upon at different points in the plot line. Depending on the character, they will have multiple appearances or they might just have one short piece. In the case of Noel, for example, we get his perspective for only a few short pages, but learn enough about his character that we can easily understand his motivations and values when he appears in other portions of the novel. Penelope, on the other hand, captures most of the point of view in the novel as her present and past are explored from her unique perspective.

Through the changing viewpoints, each of the different characters are explored and explained in a way that would be impossible through a singular voice of any other character, including...

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