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The Last King of Scotland - Part 2, Chapter 20 Summary & Analysis

Giles Foden
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Part 2, Chapter 20 Summary

Stone invites Garrigan to a meeting at the embassy. When he arrives, Stone is there with Perkins, the ambassador, and Weir. Stone and Perkins imply that they obtained this job for Garrigan, and tell him that Amin is getting out of hand. Garrigan does not understand, so they bring up the lorries, something they are all peripherally aware of, but ignore if they can. The trucks carry a few soldiers and the prisoners they guard, who are on their way to be executed. Garrigan, like everyone else, has remained oblivious, but now is unable to maintain that detachment.

What Stone and Perkins want him to do is to try to get Amin to be more reasonable, and failing that, to dose him with something that will make him more manageable. Weir remains silent throughout, and Garrigan feels that Weir's face takes over his perceptions as...

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