The Last King of Scotland - Part 1, Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

Giles Foden
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Part 1, Chapter 6 Summary

Garrigan arrives in Mbarara late in the afternoon. Boniface shows Garrigan where a hotel is and makes him promise to visit his family. Garrigan sets off to find Doctor Merrit, since the phone lines are down and he cannot find him otherwise. He asks directions from a group of children who show him the compound where the doctor lives.

He finds the doctor's house as it is getting dark, in a compound surrounded by a gated fence. Doctor Merrit answers the door, surprised to see him because the Ministry had said Garrigan would be there a month ago. Merrit and his wife welcome Garrigan and offer him a room for the night, and call for Nestor, their servant, to collect Garrigan's belongings from the hotel, which they say is awful. When Nestor does not appear, they complain about the servants (they steal and are unreliable...

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