Such a Long Journey - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 Summary

Two weeks later, Roshan asks to enter a school raffle for a beautiful doll. Proceeds will go towards support of the refugees from West Pakistan. The daily mail brings no reply from Bilimoria, but includes a response from the education trust fund that Gustad groveled before on behalf of his ungrateful son. Dilnavaz's nightly lime ritual has accomplished nothing beyond ending the father-and-son shouting matches. Gustad is perpetually enraged by the combination of his son's betrayal, Bilimoria's silence, and the mosquitoes and stench emanating from the wall. He and Bilimoria had watched the wall being built to isolate their building from the heavy traffic introduced when tall office building were constructed around it. The friends had prayed together behind it, sheltered from non-Parsi eyes. Now people urinate on it every night.

The children's schools organize newspapers collection drives to aid the refugees. Gustad...

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