The Great Railway Bazaar: By Train Through Asia - Chapter 22 and 23, pp. 224-240 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 22 and 23, pp. 224-240 Summary and Analysis

Chap. 22- The author enjoys riding on the wooden balcony between train cars. He avoids the Malay soldiers who are drunk and singing, showing their dominance over the wealthier Chinese minority. At the Ipoh Station, the author imagines there are dark secrets concealed at the Victorian hotel of adulteries and affairs. The train moves on and the author talks to two Bangladeshis who have just taken part in a family planning conference in Singapore. The author contends with them that they are somewhat hypocritical in that they both have many children. That night the train makes it to Kuala Lumpur Station, which is a large and ornate station built in the shape of a mosque.

Chap. 23- The author talks to a police inspector named Cedric, some English planters, and Chinese and Indians who are...

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