The Gift of Rain - Book 1, Chapters 15 - 16 Summary & Analysis

Tan Twan Eng
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Chapter 15 returns to to Philip as an old man, pausing in his story to Michiko. Michiko had been with him for a week now. At this pause, Michiko reflected how wonderful it was to share in the moment with the fireflies and how it gave them a connection to those lost to the past. Philip had never thought of it that way before. They agreed to continue with the story the next evening. At his work the next day, Philip met with an architect from his heritage foundation and a journalist. He and this architect had been working on restoring Towkay Yeap’s derelict home, left abandoned by the war and Japanese occupation. This had been a long running project of Philip’s, to restore many of the old houses in Penang to their pre-war glory. The journalist came in later and...

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