Black Leopard, Red Wolf - Chapters 1 – 4 Summary & Analysis

Marlon James
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Summary

Chapter 1 opens on the novel’s protagonist and narrator, a hunter known only as Tracker. He first gives a brief overview of the novel’s story. A queen in the southern region of the land is looking for a missing boy, but Tracker believes that the missing boy is probably dead. When Tracker was a boy, he lived with his parents in a city called Juba, in the North Kingdom. Tracker’s father was abusive, and one day, Tracker fought back and possibly killed his father. Tracker then went out on his own and discovered that he had a superhuman sense of smell that he could use to track anyone and anything. A queen once hired him to track and find her deceased husband. He tracked the husband to the land of the dead, but Tracker was attacked there by demons called Omoluzu. Tracker...

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