The Kingdom of This World - Part Four: I, The Night of the Statues and II, The Royal Palace Summary & Analysis

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Part Four: I, The Night of the Statues and II, The Royal Palace Summary

In The Night of the Statues, the former queen and her daughters are in Rome. Athenaїs is playing the piano to her sister Améthyste's singing. Queen Marie-Louise is embroidering an alter cloth. The family is enjoying a summer in Rome, as is Soliman, who makes a stir among the poor sections of Rome and becomes a local celebrity for his uniqueness as a black man in Rome. He is asked over and over to tell his story, which he adds to with magical details, painting himself as a nephew of Henri Christophe. One night, the people push him onto a stage at a theater, and his story is so successful that the theater manager invites him back...

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