The Year of the Runaways - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

Sunjeev Sahota
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Summary

Next month, Randeep did not return to give Narinder the rent money, so she was forced to get a job. She tried the gurdwara and then the local job center, where a woman helped her make a resume. After several unsuccessful attempts, she was hired as a library assistant, to start in two weeks. The landlord, Mr. Greatrix, arrived and she paid him using her savings. Later, her brother broke into the house with a group of men and fought his sister. He eventually dragged her out of the flat screaming. Tochi heard the fight but did not intervene.

Analysis

This chapter serves as a continuation of the previous in that it also represents a dramatic climax. The tensions that have hovered in the subtext of the novel are brought to the forefront when Narinder is discovered by her brother. However, this chapter also...

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