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How I Live Now - Chapters 14-17 Summary & Analysis

Meg Rosoff
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Chapters 14-17 Summary

In Chapter 14, two soldiers from the British Army arrive at the farmhouse and ask about the condition of the house and the number of outbuildings. Edmond answers, but doesn't mention the hidden lambing barn. The men inspect the property and decide it will be perfect. Daisy soon realizes that this means the property will be sequestered, or taken over by the army. Osbert wants nothing more than to be helpful, but when he asks what will become of them, the army men have no idea. Daisy and Edmond spend a night of love together that has an air of desperation about it. In Chapter 15, Osbert is delighted to be recruited by the army. By noon, the house begins to fill with soldiers. Osbert, looking guilty, tells Daisy and Piper to pack their things, because they will be rehoused. They take one...

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