Alexandra Valint’s Narrative Bonds: Multiple Narrators in the Victorian Novel is an ambitious study of Victorian novels that contain multiple narrators. Narrative Bonds expands the study of narratology by promoting “multinarrator structure as a distinct type of narration” (18). Furthermore, Valint demarcates specific types of multinarrator form including back-and-forth, quick switch, patchworks, permeable frame, returning, and nonreturning. Divided into five chapters and an epilogue, Narrative Bonds surveys the different variations of multinarrator structure in Charles Dickens’s Bleak House (1853); Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island (1883); Wilkie Collins’s The Woman in White (1860), The Moonstone (1868), and The Legacy of Cain (1888); Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights (1847); Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1897); and Richard Marsh’s The Beetle (1897). Each chapter connects the different type of multinarration to the plot and content while also exploring the distinctive bonds created between narrators. In doing so, Valint relates the...

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