The Bodysnatchers Summary
Jack Finney

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The Bodysnatchers Summary

The bodysnatchers are ultimately defeated through the efforts of indomitable spirits like the protagonist Miles Bennell. The pod-creatures flee when they realize that human beings will fight, even against hopeless odds, rather than surrender their individuality and that distinct quality of human life: the ability to feel passion and care intensely. The novel's most explicit theme is its praise of American selfreliance and hardiness. The same spirit that enabled Americans to survive the...

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