The Association of Small Bombs - Part 5: The Association of Small Bombs: October 2003- (Chapters 29-32) Summary & Analysis

Karan Mahajan
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Summary

The final section of the novel starts with Vikas and Deepa watching TV and seeing news of the bomb in Sarojini Nagar. The couple decides to go and meet the victims of the bomb the next day.

The narrator explains that Vikas and Deepa had joined and helped shape the Association of Terror Victims (which, we later learn, they refer to privately as the Association of Small Bombs) in 2002. The group fights for the rights of victims of small bombs, and, perhaps more importantly, they “collectively remember the blasts in which they had lost their relatives or limbs” (238).

Going further back in time, the narrator informs us that Vikas only began to grieve for his dead sons after his daughter was born. For this, he “hated” (239) her. After his daughter was born, and he was...

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