The Question and Answer section for The Burning Plain and Other Stories is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Which title are you referring to above?
The son says that he cannot intervene because “if I do they’ll know I’m your son. If I keep bothering them they’ll end up knowing who I am and will decide to shoot me too."
A storm came unexpectedly, “in great waves of water,” without giving the family time to bring any of the harvest inside. All they could do was sit under their roof watching the water. On top of these misfortunes, we are told that the cow that the...