The Dew Breaker - Monkey Tails – The Funeral Singer Summary & Analysis

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Monkey Tails (February 7, 1986/February 7, 2004) – Twelve year-old Michel and his mother cower in fear in their house. Outside in the streets, mobs hunt for members of the Volunteers for National Security militia, or macoutes. The previous night, the country’s dictator and his wife had fled the country, leaving his loyal supporters to the revenge of everyone else. Michel’s brother, Vaval, believes the crowd means them no harm. Vabal watches the people as they sweep past, probably looking for Regulus, who has an eighteen year-old son named Romain. Romain is the best friend and hero of Michel. Michel’s family does not approve of the dictatorship. Michel hopes Romain is safe, and he hopes it is only his father, a dictator loyalist, they are after. Romain has always looked out for Michel.

Out front, Vaval and the maid, Rosie, look...

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