The Gift of Rain - Book 1, Chapters 21 - 22 Summary & Analysis

Tan Twan Eng
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Philip woke up in the late morning. A car came not soon after to pick him up and take him to his grandfather's. Walking along the streets, his grandfather took Philip to the Leong San Thong Dragon Mountain Hall Temple, deep into “the Chinese heart of the island” (224). There, Grandfather showed him a wall of his past lineage through the Khoo line. Philip’s name had been added as well with a hyphenated “-hutton.” After this moment, his grandfather spent more time at Istana, walking with Philip on the beach and talking about a great many things, most times talking of Philip’s mother and father. Then William left for Singapore. He had Uncle Lim take a picture of him with his family in front of the house before he left. Then he was gone.

Philip continued to visit his grandfather who...

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