The Book of Strange New Things - Chapters 5-6 Summary & Analysis

Michel Faber
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Chapter 5

Peter starts to talk to the other USIC inhabitants in the cafeteria. He first meets Moro, an engineer that was missing a finger. She doesn't talk to him for long, but Peter writes that off as her being tired, as opposed to being uncomfortable. Next, Peter speaks with Werner. Werner asks what he does and Peter tells him that he is a missionary. Werner speaks about how he doesn't know too much about religion. Peter is discouraged by this, but the conversation is cut short when he suddenly passes out, still suffering from the rigor of the trip. Werner and another worker, Stanko, take him back to his room where he can rest.

While Peter rests he thinks back to his past before he found God. He is reminded of vicious hangovers that he had after a night of partying. Peter sends...

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