Explain the theme in "Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard" by Kiran Desai. irony, humour, third person narration

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One of the prominent themes in Desai's novel is that of hunger and satisfaction in a place where hunger is common but satisfaction hard to come by. Though it is a serious theme, the author weaves a sense of humor throughout. (How many novels feature drunken monkeys??)

Food is an all-consuming issue for the protagonist , Samptha's mother, Kulfi. Throughout her pregnancy, she is "obsessed with...

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