This is located over an empty warehouse. One bedroom is used by Metty and is pretty neat. In the sitting room is a table covered with Salim's junk: magazines, books, letters, shoes, squash racquets and shirt boxes.
This is located In the market square of the commercial area. It is a shambles: a desk is in the middle, facing the door, surrounded by a sea of goods; big enamel basins, plates and cups; iron pots; charcoal braziers, iron bedsteads; metal and plastic buckets; bicycle tires; and torch and oil lamps.
The buildings of this model suburb have been built fast and poorly and start to decay in the sun and rain. A big swimming pool leaks and is never filled. The trees that have been planted along the main avenue die after the first rainy season.
These are bribes. Salim calls...
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