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The Palm-wine Drinkard and His Dead Palm-wine Tapster in the Dead's Town Summary
Amos Tutuola

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The Palm-wine Drinkard and His Dead Palm-wine Tapster in the Dead's Town Summary

Plot Summary

The young palm-wine drinkard drinks truly staggering amounts of palm-wine until the day his tapster dies. The drinkard goes off on a quest to find the tapster, journeying through a dangerous jungle and fighting many scary monsters on his way to Deads' Town. Although the tapster does not return with him, the drinkard does return with a beautiful wife and a magic egg.

When the palm-wine drinkard hears that the dead do not go straight to heaven but live in other towns, he decides to go find his dead tapster. The drinkard is out of wine and wants more. Early in his journey, he is asked to rescue a beautiful young girl who is being held captive by a family of Skulls. The drinkard uses his tricks to save the girl and marries her. She joins him in his travels. They encounter many strange towns with strange people...

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