Unreliable narrator (trope)

From Book Trigger Warnings

The "unreliable narrator trope" is when the story is told from the perspective of someone who cannot be trusted to produce factual recounts of the events that take place.

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Notable Examples

This trope is a semi-spoiler so examples are hidden under the "Expand".

  • The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
  • House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski