Patrick O'Brian Writing Styles in Treason's Harbour

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Point of View

Patrick O'Brian's novel, TREASON'S HARBOUR, is the ninth novel in a series. Like all its counterparts, it is a work of fiction. The author was careful to be geographically correct. Most of the events occur around ports near the Mediterranean Sea. By cross-referencing a map it is easy to follow the characters' travels. The author's accuracy is important to note and makes his books believable. This has the added effect of transporting the reader back in time to the British and French empires as they existed circa 1800.

TREASON'S HARBOUR is written from the third person point of view. Events are described as having occurred to the characters, both in the present and occasionally through a character's retelling of an event from the past. The pronouns he, she, it, and they are used often. The pronoun I is seldom used, but the reader can find it utilized...

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