List of novels by point of view

The following alphabetical lists of novels are categorized by the point of view.
The intent of this article is not to be comprehensive, but to compare at a glance various points of view by providing well known examples.
First person
First person present-tense
Everything happens in the character's 'now'.
* Atwood, '
* Dubus, House of Sand and Fog
* Ellis, American Psycho
* Ford, "Independence Day"
* Frey, A Million Little Pieces
* Hornby, High Fidelity
* Palahniuk, Fight Club
* Wong, The Pacific Between
First person protagonist
Where the narrator is the protagonist of the novel
* Dinesen, Out of Africa
* Salinger, Catcher in the Rye
* Sebold, The Lovely Bones
First person ancillary
Where the narrator observes action, but is an ancillary character
* Doyle, Sherlock Holmes
* Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby
* Fournier, Le Grand Meaulnes
* Kesey, '
* Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
* Mann, Doktor Faustus
Multiple first person
Where multiple characters individually narrate from first-person POV
*Bronte, Wuthering Heights
* Irving, Setting Free the Bears
* Korman, No More Dead Dogs
*William Faulkner, As I Lay Dying
*Graham Swift, Last Orders
*Julian Barnes, Talking it Over
*Ana Castillo, The Guardians
*Charles Baxter, The Feast of Love
*Ann Brashares, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
*Barbara Kingsolver, The Poisonwood Bible
Second person
Present tense
* Calvino, If on a Winter's Night a Traveler (odd-numbered chapters)
* McInerney, Bright Lights, Big City
* Robbins, Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas
* Camus, The Fall
* Murakami, After Dark
Past tense
* Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh, ch. 1
Third person
Third person, limited
* Card, Ender's Game. The parallel novel Ender's Shadow is told from the same limited perspective following a different character.
* Kelman, how late it was, how late.
Third person, omniscient or dramatic
* McCullough, The Thornbirds
* Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
* Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
Third person, objective
*Wolfe, The Right Stuff
Multiple points of view
*Faulkner, The Sound and The Fury
*Murakami, Kafka on the Shore
*Wharton, Ethan Frome
*Franzen, The Corrections
*Winterson, Art & Lies
Alternate point of view
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