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The Man-Eater of Malgudi Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 2 Summary

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Chapter 2 Summary

There is a problem with the printing press, and Nataraj, who is comfortable with the role of boss, takes on the role of handyman. He, however, feels comfortable acting as Sastri's handyman so long as he is behind the blue curtain that separates the front of his store from the press area. Nobody, not even the poet or the journalist, dares peek behind the blue curtain because it is off limits.

On this particular day, the poet peeks his head through the curtain and whispers that a man has come calling on Nataraj. Before Nataraj can tell him to tell the man to wait, the man is standing behind the blue curtain. Feeling somewhat uncomfortable with the intrusion, Nataraj escorts the man to his office in the front of the store.

The man asks for five hundred business cards labeled "H. Vasu, M.A., Taxidermist." Vasu is...

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