The Inheritance of Loss - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 9 Summary

Though they have a watchman, the sisters are terrified, when they learn about the judge's stolen guns. Budhoo, a retired Napalese army man, protects the sisters, though the sisters do not trust him because he is Nepali. There is political trouble on the hillside as always, and Noni and Lola wanted to get to the market and library to get some books, in case the trouble worsened. Lola's daughter, Pixie, was a news reporter for the BBC and Indians laughed at her British accent. Lola is prejudiced for anything English and had told Pixie to leave India and never look back.

Chapter 9 Analysis

The upper class naturally does not trust the lower classes. They believe that the servants are the cause of all problems, yet they continue to allow them in their homes to protect and serve them. The sisters claim to love...

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