The Fishermen - Chapter 14: The Leviathan Summary & Analysis

Chigozie Obioma
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Ben said Abulu was a leviathan. He was a transient who lived in the worst conditions but could not be killed. Ben recalled that Solomon told them he believed Abulu was an evil spirit taking on human form. Solomon told him he saw Abulu get hit by a car one day. The man lay still, presumably dead, on the roadside for a while, then got up and dusted off his clothing. He had a wound on his forehead and was bloody, but walked away from the accident.

Obembe devised a plan to kill Abulu by giving him rat poison-laced bread to eat. He believed the deed would not be traced to them because the man ate from garbage and gutters. They poured rat poison on chunks of bread and headed out to find Abulu. They did not find the man on their...

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