Weep Not, Child - Part 2 (Darkness Falls) - Chapter 17 Summary & Analysis

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Five months after his father died, Njoroge finds himself working for one of the Indian shops, but struggles to find any motivation for his work. On this day a group of women enter the store and do not want to pay the price Njoroge is asking, but he does not want to haggle with them. As they go to leave, the Indian shop owner convinces them to pay more for a similar quality item.

It is revealed that on the night that Ngotho died, Mr. Howlands was killed, and now Boro is awaiting trial for murder, alongside Kamau. Mr. Howlands had been at home alone, having sent his wife back to England. He contemplates finding the black woman he had "taken" the night before as a release, then turns to thinking about his interrogation of Ngotho and feeling angry that...

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