Into the Heart of Borneo - Chapter Seven and Chapter Eight Summary & Analysis

Redmond O'Hanlon
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Chapter Seven and Chapter Eight Summary and Analysis

The next morning, everything is soaked and misty and the river has risen several feet. They make good progress on the river, observing animals along the way, including a Maroon leaf monkey and two black eagles. As the day progresses, the river becomes more shallow. During lunch, Leon catches another river tortoise and Inghai catches fish. They are also shocked by large hornbills, birds larger than swans. They then cook the turtle. O'Hanlon then describes details of the Hornbill and cites an earlier traveler in Borneo for more details. When O'Hanlon falls asleep, he has more nightmares, particularly of Chotty, his sister, berating him for almost letting James die.

On the next day, the river is even harder to navigate, particularly with the 120 degree heat. There is little merriment at lunch because the...

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