Cry, the Beloved Country - Book One, Chapters 6-8 Summary & Analysis

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Msimangu takes Kumalo to Claremont, where Gertrude lives. Gertrude is shocked to see her brother, who is just as shocked at how poorly she is living, surrounded by men and neglecting her son. Gertrude is filled with shame, but Kumalo prays with her, offering both God’s forgiveness and his own. Gertrude agrees to return to Ndotsheni with him. Kumalo helps pack up her few possessions and sets her up in a room at Mrs. Lithebe’s. The next day, Msimangu takes Kumalo to another neighborhood where they find his brother John. Kumalo is shocked to learn that his brother has gotten a divorce and has a new wife. John has left the church, believing that religion does nothing practical to help the oppressed plight of black South Africans. John stopped writing to Kumalo because he didn’t think his brother would understand...

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