Green Hills of Africa - Chapters 6 and 7 Summary & Analysis

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"Pursuit Remembered", cont'd.

In chapter six, the author and his party re-encounter Karl, whom the author describes as being gloomy again - he still hadn't bagged a kudu and was also having difficulty getting an oryx (another kind of African antelope). Karl joins the party when they hunt oryx and come upon a large herd, all with good trophy heads and beautiful antlers. "I picked what I thought was the very best of the lot," the author writes, adding that "this was the one Karl had picked too. I did not know that, but had shot, deliberately selfish, to make sure of the best this time ..." Karl, however, also got a good animal. The next day Karl and the author go out on a zebra hunt, which is not particularly successful - the author writes, in idiosyncratic, first person present narration that refers to himself as the...

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