The Question and Answer section for Civil Peace is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The main conflict that sets the scene for this story is that of the Nigerian Civil War.
King was in solitary confinement at the time he wrote the letter. He responded in newspaper margins because that was all he had to write on. He was given paper when he was released from solitary confinement.
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