Paul Harding Writing Styles in Tinkers

Paul Harding
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Point of View

The novel is written in the third-person point of view. The point of view of this novel is intimate, allowing a reader to connect closely with the main characters, George, Howard and Reverend Crosby. The book written in this manner allows the reader to get inside their heads, thoughts and inner struggles. The reader cares what happens to each of the characters. 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 takes place between the 19th and 20th centuries. The main characters are involved in the daily life of living as George Crosby lies dying in the hospital bed that is in George's dining room. George is remembering his own life, the life of his father, Howard Aaron Crosby...

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