The Last King of Scotland - Study Guide Part 2, Chapter 43 Summary & Analysis

Giles Foden
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Garrigan goes out in Malachi's boat on the bay once again. He has finished writing, but he still finds himself haunted by Amin's image. He seems to be on the radio or television constantly. He has taken refuge in Saudi Arabia, and the Ugandan government is demanding his return to be tried.

Garrigan still has trouble thinking clearly about Amin, and he knows there is something about his own conscience that he cannot fix because it is mutable, different every time he looks at it.

As he returns home, he can see the burned spot above his bothy where the Burning of the Clavie takes place. It is an old ritual involving a barrel that is set alight and carried around by the Clavie King, until they put it on the stone cross and break it into pieces. The broken coals are considered good luck...

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