NO Place to Park by Alexander McCall Smith ---At the end of the story the narrator's voice is heard less and less and the writer's thoughts and feelings take over. What effect does this create?

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Alexander McCall Smith’s short story “No Place to Park,” opens with a literary critic addressing a broad trend in the crime fiction genre. Specifically, he takes issue with the gratuitous violence that has become commonplace in crime novels. Why not, he demands, give all the murder and gore a break and focus on non-violent crimes that have the potential to be just as exciting?

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