Green Hills of Africa - Chapters 8 and 9 Summary & Analysis

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"Pursuit Remembered", cont'd.

In chapter eight, the author describes the next "country" they enter as being very similar to Spain, and Mama agrees. Then, as he and the rest of the party drive further towards the hunting ground, he recalls the pain of having been shot, and the realization that his suffering was the same as that of animals he had hunted. This, in turn, leads to a lengthy, stream of consciousness consideration of the similarities between writing and hunting - specifically, the way both feel, to him, as though he's doing what he's meant to be doing, and doing it well. Later, after setting up camp and exploring the area a little, the author and Karl have a tense confrontation over who had which territory. After Karl has gone, the author comments on how eager he is to best Karl at hunting...

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