Nostromo - Part 3, Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Chapter 4 Summary

Gould returns to town and sees the masses of wounded people there. He regrets letting his obsession with the silver mine make him get involved in politics and vows to destroy the mine before letting it be taken from him. He returns home to find all the town leaders ready to surrender. They ask him to lead the delegation to welcome the conquering general.

Dr. Monygham visits Gould in order to explain the events of the previous night. As he waits, he remembers that his own role in the tyranny of Guzman Bento, including torture. He recalls that his survival was a stroke of luck due to the sudden death of the dictator. Dr. Monygham tells the Goulds that Hirsch claims Nostromo and Decoud are dead. Everyone believes it. Gould considers how to get his American investors to help him with...

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