This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Thabai - This is the village where most of the novel takes place.
Kihika's Bible - This is left behind by its owner the day he is captured.
Githima - This is where many of the British work, and a train runs through the city.
Rira - This is a concentration camp.
Prospero in Africa - This is the title of Thompson's planned treatise.
The Iron Snake - This is the name the Kenyans give the train.
The Carved Stool - This is what Gikonyo wants to give his wife shortly...
This section contains 187 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)