Age of Iron
by J.M. Coetzee
Bheki Timeline and Summary
- Bheki arrives at Mrs. Curren's house with his mother and sisters.
- Bheki and his friend beat up on Vercueil.
- Bheki and his friend sleep in the garage without asking Mrs. Curren's permission.
- Mrs. Curren confronts Bheki about how he didn't ask for permission to sleep in her car. He doesn't respond.
- Bheki and his friend go for a bike ride. The police chase them and then force them to crash into the door of a plumbing truck.
- Bheki declares that the police are terrorists.
- Bheki, Vercueil, Florence, and Mrs. Curren drive to the hospital. Bheki's friend isn't there. They go to another hospital, Groote Schuur.
- Bheki gets killed.