Season of Migration to the North - Pages 70-87 Summary & Analysis

Tayeb Salih
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Pages 70-87 Summary

The narrator is at his grandfather's house with some of their friends. The house is made of mud and is described as being chaotic in designed. "It is a chaotic house, built without method, and has acquired its present form over many years: many differently-sized rooms, some built up against one another at different times, either because they were needed or because my grandfather found himself with some spare money for which he had no other use" (Chapter 5, pg. 71). The result was that there was no continuity in the design of the house. The grandfather basically led an acetic life but he splurged on what he needed for prayer. Those were his luxuries.

He and his grandfather are happy to see each other. His arrival interrupted a story one of his uncles was telling of his youth and how he was always chasing girls until...

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