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The novel is narrated in the first person by Tristram Shandy, who focuses more on the stories of others than on the story of himself.
The novel is written primarily in the past tense, but the narrator occasionally breaks into the present tense when addressing the reader directly.
The full title of the novel is The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman. Tristram Shandy is the protagonist and narrator of this supposedly autobiographical novel. The title promises to deliver both his life story and his opinions on various subjects, but the latter almost always upstage the former.
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