The Question and Answer section for The Trials of Brother Jero is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The setting is Bar Beach in Lagos, Nigeria. The play was published in 1963.
This is actually a play. Could you tell me what scene you are referring to? I do not have chapters.
For much of the story Chume must bear Amope's unhappy and self-righteous, attitude to her world. Although set free of lies and finally independent, Chume's final fate speaks to the power of social dynamics and their restrictions.