When the novel opens, what is Odili’s profession, and how does it impact his view of the Nanga’s visit?
Why has Odili agreed to go to the capital, Bori? What are his impressions of Nanga and the other Ministers, diplomats, socialites, etc. whom he encounters?
What is at the root of Odili’s feelings of betrayal by Chief Nanga and Elsie? Is he right about Elsie?
What does Odili decide is the best revenge for the betrayal?
Why have Max and his circle decided to found the Common People’s Convention?
What are Odili’s impressions of Edna’s father? How are these related to his impressions of Nanga and other Big Men?
In Anata, Odili’s decision to run against Nanga is greeted with hostility from most of the residents. How does this play out?
What is Chief Nanga’s final fate?
Does Odili succeed in exacting his “revenge” on chief Nanga?