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Under the Volcano - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4 Summary

When Hugh arrives at the consul's property, he first sees Yvonne in the garden. He tells her of a nearly unbelievable trip from the American border, where authorities confiscated even the clothes from his back. He appears now in the gaudy outfit of a Mexican cowboy.

Together, the two walk through the countryside and discuss their various travels for the past year. Hugh confesses to his plans to work at sea once again. Also, in the course of their excursion, Hugh rents them a pair of horses. Several times while on horseback, they pass a certain goat.

They are discussing current movies when they come upon a run-down brewery. Hugh gets them each a beer, and Yvonne tries to buy a pet armadillo from the young girl that lives at the brewery. The girl refuses to sell her pet at a low price, and the deal falls...

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Under the Volcano from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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