The Great Railway Bazaar: By Train Through Asia - Chapter 16 and 17, pp. 165-187 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 16 and 17, pp. 165-187 Summary and Analysis

Chap. 16- The author is back in India and going to Calcutta. The author meets a man of about 30 and they look at an Indian girl passing by. The young man admits he is running away from his Indian girlfriend. The girl is about 22, named Primila and the daughter of a business customer. Primila and her friend arrange for the young man to drive them to the movies and the young man ends up taking Primila to a bar in his hotel. Soon, she is up in his room to see a painting of his, and then has sex with her. Six months ago he had been told by a psalm reader that he would meet an Indian girl who would dance for him. He falls in love with Primila and then decides to revisit...

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