Lee Child Writing Styles in The Visitor

Lee Child
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Point of View

The novel is written in the third0person point of view, from the perspective of author. The novel swings back and forth between the present and the past. The present represents the time after the murders. The past represents the time leading up to the murders.

The point of view of this novel is intimate, allowing a reader to connect closely with the main character, Jack Reacher. This allows the reader to get inside the head, thoughts and inner struggles of Jack Reacher as it pertains to the plot. The reader cares what happens to Jack Reacher. The point of view also allows the author to inject his own opinions into the narration and to expand on the events taking place around the other characters and the occurrences taking place.

Setting

The novel is set primarily in New York City and Quantico, Virginia. At certain times...

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