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Malgudi Days Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Doctor's Word, Gateman's Gift Summary

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The Doctor's Word, Gateman's Gift Summary

The Doctor's Word

Dr. Raman is known as a straight-forward and to the point Doctor. He reasons that he might as well tell the truth about his prognosis for his patients, since nature will take its course one way or the other. Dr. Raman is suddenly told that his good friend from boyhood, Gopal is seriously ill. Dr. Raman goes to his friend, and gives Gopal an injection, and he and his two assistants perform some type of operation on Gopal. Gopal becomes conscious and asks his friend Dr. Raman if he can expect to live. If not, Gopal must immediately sign his prepared last will and testament. Dr. Raman takes a break, then comes back and lies that Gopal is in good shape and must rest. The doctor realizes that the man could die that night. The next...

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