The Ghost Road - Part 3 Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3 Chapter 14 Summary

Dr. Rivers, recovering from his bout with the flu, reads an article in the morning paper about how the war effort is going for the English over in France. Although he tries to force some breakfast down, he soon grows sleepy and ends up back on Eddystone in his dreams.

A huge party is thrown when Ngea's skull is placed in the skull house. Pigs are cooked over two large fires. The ceremony begins at noon, with Njiru officiating. However, this is not the last the villagers will hear of and from Ngea.

Dr. Rivers is proud that, during the ceremony, he follows most of the prayer without needing an interpreter. Food is offered to the gods and a great prayer for successful headhunting is offered. Dr. Rivers believes the population on this island is perishing from an absence of war. In fact, there are...

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