Ch 7: The Man on Putney Hill • The War of the Worlds audiobook • Book 2: The Earth Under the Martians
Two weeks gnawing on rotten food, bones, and alien plants, and then the first person you meet is this guy.
A fascinating episode that reminds me of the detailed plans for a new human order in George Orwell's 1984.
The rapid shift between elation and grim, depressed disappointment, plays a significant role in driving the narrator mad and towards suicidal thoughts which will pay off in the remaining couple of chapters.
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