A House for Mr Biswas

A remote village, with only two rumshops and some food shops and surrounded by sugarcane fields, where Mr Biswas operates a store for six years.

The Chase Quotes in A House for Mr Biswas

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Part 2, Chapter 2 Quotes

Mr Biswas had never thought of Tulsi property as belonging to any particular person. Everything, the land at Green Vale, the shop at The Chase, belonged simply to the House. But the lorries were Seth’s.

Related Characters: Mr Biswas, Mrs Tulsi, Seth
Related Symbols: Houses
Page Number: 374
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The Chase Term Timeline in A House for Mr Biswas

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Part 1, Chapter 3: The Tulsis
Independence vs. Belonging Theme Icon
Social Status and Hierarchy Theme Icon
Gender and Family Theme Icon
...news that he would be running a shop for the Tulsis “in a village called The Chase .” Nothing could change the fact that Mr Biswas was now married. Tara explained that... (full context)
Independence vs. Belonging Theme Icon
Education, Work, and Language Theme Icon
Nobody mentioned the store in The Chase , so Mr Biswas continued his sign-writing as best he could until he struck up... (full context)
Independence vs. Belonging Theme Icon
...morning, Seth kicked Mr Biswas out of the house. He went to the shop in The Chase along with Shama, who was pregnant (full context)
Part 1, Chapter 5: Green Vale
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Colonialism, Oppression, and Escape Theme Icon
The following Saturday, Seth told Mr Biswas that the shop in The Chase “insuranburn now,” giving him 75 dollars, which he added to the fund for his house.... (full context)