The Palm-wine Drinkard and His Dead Palm-wine Tapster in the Dead's Town - Study Guide Pages 293-302 Summary & Analysis

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The drinkard and his wife finally make it back to his hometown. He has been gone so long that everyone is overjoyed to see him, and meet his wife. Unfortunately, there has been a terrible famine in the land. Heaven and Land have had an argument, so Heaven has decided not to rain again on Land. Thus, there is no food anywhere. The drinkard gets out the egg he got from his tapster, and puts it in a bowl of water. Huge quantities of food come out of the egg.

People start coming from miles around to receive food. They take all that is left over back to their own towns. Because the famine is so widespread, people come from far and wide to get food, so that the drinkard can barely open the door to his house. He brings the egg outside, so it...

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