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How I Live Now - Chapters 1-3 Summary & Analysis

Meg Rosoff
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Chapters 1-3 Summary

How I Live Now, an award-winning first novel by Meg Rosoff, describes how a 15 year-old girl named Daisy escapes an unhappy home life in New York City, finding solace among extended family members in rural England, only to endure the devastating effects of a major war. The story quickly becomes one of survival on every level: physical, mental, and emotional. In Chapter 1, Daisy introduces herself as a plain girl whose life changed dramatically the summer she went to England, although the war was only one reason. The main reason, to Daisy, was meeting Edmond. In Chapter 2, she describes arriving at the airport in London, where she expects to meet her middle-aged Aunt Penn, whose face she has seen only in photographs. Instead, she is greeted by her 14 year-old cousin, Edmond, who strikes her as puppy-like in his direct simplicity, although he...

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