The Inheritance of Loss - Chapter 25 and Chapter 26 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 25 and Chapter 26 Summary

The Winter in Kalimoong is dull and cold and dry. She goes to Noni and Lola's house for Christmas. The sisters have English ornaments but give authentic Tibetan socks to everyone, which itches their feet. As Lola becomes inebriated, she reminisces about the 1960's, when things were better politically, but harder in general.

After the new year, Gyan heard a group of young men, a few of them his classmates, shouting "Jai Gorkha," which meant "Victory to the Gorkha Liberation Army," and suddenly Gyan finds himself watching and enjoying the parade. He joins the parade and becomes imbued with the spirit of revolution. He thinks about when he went to Calcutta for a job interview and knew he would never be hired. Now it all makes sense to him. He wasn't hired because he is a Gorkha. The Gorkhas...

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