The Last King of Scotland - Study Guide Part 2, Chapter 26 Summary & Analysis

Giles Foden
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Garrigan's sister has asked him how he could become so close to a man like Amin. Garrigan is unable to explain to her, and tells the reader that life really is very normal in Uganda most of the time; it is only now and then that there are interruptions to the normalcy.

Garrigan cites the messages he sends to world leaders, some unintentionally comical, some extremely offensive. Amin has allied himself with Gaddafi of Libya, and Libyan and PLO soldiers begin to be seen around Uganda. When Amin writes the Secretary General of the UN, telling him that Hitler was right to massacre the Israelis, Garrigan hears the statement condemned on the BBC World Service, and has to agree with the condemnation, but he is still there, serving Amin.

There is one fateful month, though, when everything seems to happen at once. Amin has five...

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