The Fishermen - Chapter 7: The Falconer Summary & Analysis

Chigozie Obioma
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Ben described Mother as a falconer, someone who stood on a hill to shoo away anything that might affect her children. She tried to sniff out troubles in her sons while they were yet forming. When the M.K.O. calendar was destroyed, she knew something bad was happening to Ikenna. She found out about Ikenna's prophesy from Abulu and went directly to Ikenna and Boja's room to confront them about it. Ikenna barged into Ben and Obembe's room to ask who told. Obembe answered loud enough to get Mother's attention and she came to the rescue. Ikenna vowed to punish them when Mother was gone.

Mother told them a story. She said that she carried her udu to the stream to fill with water. When she returned home, she discovered it empty. She told them they had leaked out of her...

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