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Daniel Silva (novelist) Writing Styles in The Unlikely Spy

Daniel Silva (novelist)
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Point of View

In The Unlikely Spy, the author Daniel Silva, has chosen to tell his story through the omniscient point of view. This allows the author to reveal the thoughts and actions of any character, minor or major, to the reader, and to be a trustworthy source of information to the reader. Although the author primarily uses the characters of Vicary and Anna in the plot, the reader is privy to information from a variety of characters throughout the story.

The author's use of a variety of characters throughout the story to tell the tale allows him to move the plot along with a variety, and to show the main characters from the eyes of others. This method provides a more well rounded picture of the action and the characters than if it were told by just one person's view.

Setting

The story takes place between 1938 and 1945, with...

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