The Question and Answer section for The Homecoming is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Phatik and his friends get themselves into a bit of mischief when they decide to roll a log away down to the river. The log was intended to be used for making a mast. Unfortunately, Makhan tries to intervene and stop them by climbing on the log....
What character is "gram"?
I can only give you a general comment. Phatik is the precocious leader of a gang of boys in the village. He is not a bad person but up to all kinds of mischief.