Ex-navy, ex-banker, now novelist, journalist and professor.

Posts Tagged ‘Writing’

A Taxonomy of Unreliable Characters

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I get asked about unreliable characters a lot, a device that’s been used extensively in storytelling through the ages. Twentieth century novels like Lolita, Fight Club and Life of Pi come to mind. Maybe my students are extra interested in unreliability these days because of what’s happening in politics. I can’t say for sure. But…

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