A Gathering of Old Men - Chapters 7-8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7: Clatoo, born Cyril Robillard, is the narrator of Chapter 7. Upon his arrival at Mathu’s house, Candy tells Clatoo that she shot Beau, but of course, he doesn’t believe her. Although Mathu makes it known that he plans to turn himself in, the others insist that they will take the blame. They even begin to compete with one another over who has the better story and motivation. Only Reverend Jameson abstains, insisting that the plan is foolish but also refusing to leave. Louis Alfred Dimoulin, aka “Lou Dimes”) soon arrives.

Chapter 8: Lou comes to the plantation after receiving Candy’s message. Everyone sticks to their respective stories about who shot Beau, and when Lou challenges Candy’s involvement she becomes angry, insisting that she shot Beau, not only for striking Charlie but also for not heeding her warning to stay away from Mathu and his...

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