After papa smashes mama's figurines mama had enough of papa, she murdered him by putting rat poison in his tea.
papa beats mama till she miscarries
Kambili and jaja go to visis their Aunt over christmas break and is infuunced by their family, Kambili and Father Amadi develop a relationship,
Papa-Nnukwu comes to Ifeoma's(aunt) home because he is ill, he later dies in her home. When they come home Papa burns Kambili for sleeping in a home with Papa-Nnukwu, then he beats her when finds a painting of Papa-Nnukwu in Kambili's room that she was hiding.
jaja confesses to the crime, he goes to jail. mama and Kambili visit him. 3 years after he will be released.