The Inheritance of Loss Chapters 42-44 Summary

Kiran Desai

Chapters 42-44 Summary

When the revolutionaries come to Gyan’s house the next day to take him to the planned demonstration, Gyan’s grandmother forces Gyan to stay inside the hut. Gyan had pleaded with her to not tell the young men that she had forbidden Gyan any further association with the group; he begged his grandmother to tell the men that he was sick, which is exactly what she did. Although the men demanded that every family be represented in the demonstration with at least one member attending, they leave Gyan alone. Not everyone is so lucky.

At the judge’s house, the cook announces that someone must go to the demonstration or there will be trouble for the family. The judge tells the cook that he must go. Believing that the forced...

(The entire section is 558 words.)