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Malgudi Days Chapter Summary & Analysis - Hungry Child Summary

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Hungry Child Summary

Raman goes to the town fair in Malgudi. Even though it is loud, and wild, Raman seeks its distractions. Then he hears an announcement about a lost, crying child. Raman buys cotton candy and goes to the fair's central office. He holds up the cotton candy and the boy of about 7 years old runs over to him. Raman thinks about his girlfriend, Daisy, who had been promoting birth control and the "no more children" campaign. Raman wonders if Daisy, despite precautions, is pregnant with his child. Raman buys the boy more cotton candy and they both go on a ferris wheel. Raman thinks about how his life is messed up. Daisy left him just before they were to be married. His house is empty. Raman feels that if they boy moved in he would feel better taking care of the boy and sending him to...

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