The Flame Trees of Thika: Memories of an African Childhood - Chapters Eleven through Fifteen Summary & Analysis

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Chapters Eleven through Fifteen Summary and Analysis

Ian has a Somalian named Ahmed as his servant and Lettice says that he has an air of nobility that makes her somewhat uneasy. Ian says he had felt the same initially but that Ahmed has now made Ian feel worthy of commanding princes himself. Elspeth says that Hereward tries to exact military discipline on the workers at his farm and that it annoys him that they simply wander from one job to the next so that some groups of workers have more than enough men to accomplish a task while others are understaffed. She says there are many interesting things at the Palmer home. Their own home is simple, with Tilly's bedroom to one side of the living room and Elspeth's to the other. Elspeth's room is divided so that she sleeps in part...

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