The Siege of Krishnapur - Part 2 Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2 Chapter 13 Summary

The Collector has breakfast with his daughters, and he is conscious of them watching him through the telescope as he completes his daily rounds of the ramparts. The sepoys continue to attack, but their efforts are not efficiently organized since they lack central leadership and strategy. The Collector goes to the billiard room, where the ladies have staked out bedding areas. The women share in some tasks, but many quarrels have broken out over services, food and space. Class distinctions are still adhered to even in this challenging and cramped situation. The women bring their complaints to the Collector, and he tries to solve their problems.

After dividing some food supplies among the ladies, the Collector goes to the records room, where he talks with Fleury and the Magistrate about the work of the British in India. The men go outside...

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