A River Sutra - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5 Summary

The chapter starts with an explanation of why Imrat and Master Mohan were screaming at the end of the previous chapter: the great sahib had cut the boy's throat. The main character was shocked at this and asked Tariq Mia why he would have killed the boy. Tariq Mia responds that he did it so nobody else could enjoy something so wonderful. The powerful sahib was never charged with the murder because he was wealthy, but the two suspicious men were.

Tariq Mia continues the story of Master Mohan and says that Master Mohan had stayed with him for a while before returning to his wife in Calcutta. Master Mohan never did make it back to his wife, however, because he threw himself in front a train on the trip home; according to Tariq Mia, he could not bear to live in a...

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