The Mosquito Coast - Chapter 31 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 31 Summary

The family might have starved on the beach, but Father's death draws attention to their plight. The death of a white man is a remarkable event on the Mosquito Coast. News travels fast. The villagers call Father a white missionary. How he would have hated that! Soon Mr. Haddy arrives and weeps. The Foxes remember they have been too hungry and exhausted to cry over Father's death. Mr. Haddy takes the family back to La Ceiba.

Chapter 31 Analysis

Mr. Haddy and the Fox family find it difficult to believe Father is dead. They keep expecting him to walk up at any moment, barking orders. Charlie stills hears his father's voice in his head, proclaiming that he is the last man alive. After their long stay in the jungle, believing the entire world had been destroyed, even the shabby taxi in La Ceiba seems...

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