Narrator and protagonist?

Discuss the June 2017 Book of the Month, Superhighway by Alex Fayman. Superhighway is the first book in the Superhighway Trilogy, so feel free to use this forum to discuss not only the first book but also the other books in the series.

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I agree that third person would have made Alex look better. He seemed so cocky - always talking about how special, brilliant, and handsome he was.

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I think this book was better told from Alex's view point. Third person might have been okay, but I liked hearing his thoughts and what was going through his mind throughout the book. I find it easier to connect with the main character when the story is told from their perspective.
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I think this would actually have made the story somewhat better. From Alex's perspective we're stifled with his reasoning and Alex-logic and his every action has some deeper meaning that fits right into this. A third person narrative would have been more objective, though I can;t help feeling like it'd be a parent's narration of a child's antics.

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