Hollow City - Chapters 1 - 3 Summary & Analysis

Ransom Riggs
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Hollow City by Ransom Riggs is the story of a group of children who possess peculiar powers. Throughout the novel, monsters called wights and hollowgasts chase the children in order to steal their powers. Jacob Portman, the story's protagonist, inherits his grandfather's power of seeing and controlling hollowgasts. With this power he helps the other children evade the hollowgasts and their masters, the wights.

The second novel of the Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series began in 1940 Wales just after Jacob and the rest of the child peculiars escaped from their home in Wales. In three boats, the group rowed out of Cairnholm towards the English coast while the human-shaped wights chased them in German submarines. Soon a fog covered the sea and and storm waves battered the superstrong Bronwyn and the lighter-than-air Olive out of their boat. After the storm cleared, Jacob and...

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