John Sandford Writing Styles in Winter Prey

John Sandford
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Point of View

The point of view used in "Winter Prey" by John Sandford is third person omniscient. The use of third person in this particular work allows the reader to have complete insight into the actions of all characters, to go between various scenarios, and be privy to the thoughts of the characters particularly that of the Iceman, who hears voices in his head.

Sandford has spent many years as a crime journalist. The experience as a newspaper reporter shows the complete attention to detail that can only be seen in the third person. The use of third person as opposed to first person often takes away from the individual character experience but in the case of "Winter Prey," Sandford manages to fully capture the character of each person as well as the character of the small town. Sandford manages to capture the internal thoughts of the characters...

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