Journey by nights is one of the most notable short stories of Norah Burke's collection.
Journey by night relates how a twelve year boy carries his young brother, on his back, to a faraway hospital, struggling through the various obstacles which present themselves before him.
The plot of the story:
pain in Kunwar's stomach ---> Sher Singh's decision to carry him to the hospital ---> His journey through the jungle ---> The boy's nightmarish period of rest ---> His struggle in crossing a flooded river ---> His discovery of the signs of civilisation ---> he reaches the hospital by a bullock truck --->
His working at the rail yards loading coal ---> The doctor's declaring kunwar safe.
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