Anirudh asked:

Why is there a shift in narration style in the epilogue? It sounds more like a screen play for a drama. Eg: Instead of he laughed and turned around it will say, he laughs and turns around. Does anyone know why it is so? Thanks in advance

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George The "historical present", much more common in French than in English, is one way of giving a different "feel" to a scene, a narrator, etc.
Aziz Ansari This kind of shift I also observed in one of the chapters towards the end (Chapter 19). Feels jarring.
Mitali It's probably intended to suggest that instead of being mired in the past, the people of Tigana can finally live in the present, and look to the future.
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