First person in That Eye, the Sky 4: Increasing the tension

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We’ve seen another good example of sustaining tension by drawing out simple actions, and using the first-person point of view to add depth and interest to simple details.

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About the book

Cover of That Eye, the Sky

That Eye, the Sky is a novel by Tim Winton, one of the greatest Australian writers. It's a story about a boy in a country town whose family struggle after the father of the family is paralysed in a car accident, and then they are targeted by a mysterious stranger claiming to be preacher who has come to help them.

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