Wilbur Smith Writing Styles in A Sparrow Falls

Wilbur Smith
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Point of View

While Wilbur Smith uses primarily the third person perspective as narrator, and switches back and forth between the most important characters. Adeptly weaving this tale, he uses each character reliably and confidently to create a straightforward and enjoyable read. Beginning with General Sean Courtney, the point of view is woven around the war in France, and the contribution of Mark Anders. These are the two main characters, although there are several supporting characters that are of equal importance in the story's development. The narration includes in depth emotions of its main characters, helping the reader to understand the growth and motivation of each. For example, Mark Anders grew up in the Bubezi River Valley and Chaka's Gate areas with his grandfather, John Anders. When Mark returns from the war, he discovers his grandfather is dead, and Andersland, his grandfather's property and his inheritance, has been taken...

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