The Great Railway Bazaar: By Train Through Asia - Chapter 7 and 8, pp. 81-99 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 and 8, pp. 81-99 Summary and Analysis

Chap. 7- The train to Lahore is very spacious and comfortable. The author meets a young Indian man who is fleeing London, due to its persistent racism. The young man does not have a first class ticket and is kicked out by the conductor. The city of Lahore brings to the author's mind the descriptions of the Anglo-Indian author, Rudyard Kipling. In Lahore, women are isolated and veiled, while men find erotic images on movie posters. It is Ramadan, the month of daytime fasting, and it is difficult to get food during the daytime. The author seeks out the nearby Punjab Club but gets lost and is rescued by a passing cab. The Club is deserted, and the author leaves with another cab rescuing him and bringing him back to the hotel. There various pimps...

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