Narcopolis - Book 2, Chapter 9 – Book 3, Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

Jeet Thayil
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Book 2, Chapter 9, The Pipe Comes to Rashid’s – Dimple takes Lee’s pipes to Rashid’s in order to gain work there. Over time, Dimple is accused as being a drug-addict and an unproductive worker. Sometime later, on Christmas Day, Dimple leaves everything behind.

Book 3: The Intoxicated

Book 3, Chapter 1, A Walk on Shuklaji Street – Rashid, a Muslim, reflects on once being a skinny criminal, and now being a wealthy opium den owner, opium addict, and having a family. Rashid is also a heavy user of cocaine and drinks whiskey frequently. He gets his whiskey and cocaine from a dealer named Salim. He can see the effect his addictions are having on him when he snorts cocaine from a mirror. On his way home from Salim’s, he catches his six-year-old son, Jamal, buying cigarettes. He is enraged and shoves his son...

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