The Siege of Krishnapur - Part 3 Chapter 18 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3 Chapter 18 Summary

The besieged citizens wait impatiently for the monsoons to arrive. Both Mrs. Bennett's baby and Lieutenant Cutter die. The well-liked orphan Mary Potter faints from sunstroke, and Fleury carries her to the infirmary. Unfortunately she also passes away, and the community feels deprived by this loss. At the death of the orphan, Dr. Dunstaple begins to rave in earnest, and he is ordered to stay in bed and rest. When he returns to the wards a few days later, he meticulously redoes all of the dressings applied, in his absence, by Dr. McNab. Meanwhile, rumors of further upheaval and rebellion against British rule filter into the camp.

The Collector visits Hari in the tiger house, where he notices that the captive's personal hygiene has declined. Food and straw are littered all over the enclosed living area, and the stable smells like...

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