Weep Not, Child - Part 2 (Darkness Falls) - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Violence in Kenya is on the rise, and one day Kamau tells Njoroge that the bodies of six local men have been found, after they had been arrested and taken away by white government officials. These include the barber, and Nganga, who had let them build their home on his land. Njoroge wonders if they had been Mau Mau, as he cannot understand why they would have been killed otherwise.

As a result of their families’ very public feud, Njoroge has been avoiding Mwihaki, but happens to meet her on his way home one day. She reveals that she feels lonely, as everyone is avoiding her, and Njoroge agrees to go to church with her on Sunday. Although he is not comfortable with the plan, he does not renege. In church, the preacher compares Kenyan suffering to that of the...

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