The Siege of Krishnapur - Part 1 Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1 Chapter 4 Summary

The Collector and Dr. McNab survey the mud ramparts that the Collector has had erected around the Residency compound. The men speak of religion and duty towards one's household. The Collector believes that he treats his children well, but when they appear at the door, his youngest daughter Henrietta steps back shyly from his embrace. The Collector later talks with the Magistrate about whether or not the ladies and children should be brought into the safety of the Residency. News of trouble in Meerut has had little effect on the apparent peace at Krishnapur and nearby Captainganj, but the Collector receives a report of fires in the native lines. Captain Jackson arrives from Captainganj, and the soldiers decide that the planned cricket match that will go ahead. A week goes by, and news arrives of a massacre in Delhi. The British...

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