The Palm-wine Drinkard and His Dead Palm-wine Tapster in the Dead's Town - Study Guide Pages 248-264 Summary & Analysis

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The white tree turns out to be far bigger on the inside than the outside. Faithful-Mother cares for the couple in her hospital, where they convalesce until their hair grows back. They explore the wonderful town inside the white tree. It is a type of paradise, and the drinkard spends much of his time there gambling. He and his wife sell their deaths and loan out their fear, and then the drinkard gambles away the money from selling their deaths. After they have been in the white tree for a year, Faithful-Mother says it is time for them to move on and gives them gifts of a gun, a cutlass, food, drink, and cigarettes to take on their journey. They wake up in the bush again, as though the stay in the white tree were a dream, but they still have the gifts from Faithful-Mother...

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