All Chapters of Summary of the Village by the Sea

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Summary
Chapter 1:

In the first chapter of “the village by the sea”, the author introduces the characters and their lives. The eldest sister of this family is Lila, the protagonist with her two younger sisters Bela and Kamal and also their brother Hari. Unfortunately, their mother is very sick and weak and their father is a drunkard. The family is very poor, so to pay their debts, their father was obliged to sold his fishing boat and the cow. That means that they couldn’t afford money to the books and the uniform of the school for the four brothers. But Bela and Kamal had to be educated because they’re still young, so Hari and Lila do their best to afford books and uniform to these innocent girls. The protagonist and her brother have
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Biju’s boat was nearly ready to go out onto the wide open sea until a strange man came and told him, unfortunately, that this boat with the engine and the deep-freeze is useless because factories will be built in this village and fishing will be so hard. All the villagers were really depressed because of the bad news; that they won’t have any work in these factories, so there was a man named Adarkar, from Alibagh, kept encouraging the villagers to go to Bombay to meet the Minister Sahib to end the government from taking their land, Hari found it an opportunity; to go to Bombay and also to be with the villagers and stop the building of the factories. Hari went to get some ice for his sick mother, when he got back he found his sisters crying because their dog Pinto had been poisoned and the girls are strongly believing that it was one of the brothers from next door who had threated to kill their dog if their dad did not pay him for the toddy.

Chapter 5 and 6:

Hari didn’t know that Biju’s boat was ready to be launched as he was away with the men of the village who had gone to Bombay to make an agreement about not having to lose their land and to stop building these factories which will be useless to the villagers because they won’t take a chance to have jobs there. At Thul, Biju’s boat was waiting for the tide to come up and launch the boat but before that happened Biju’s wife had
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