The Book of Strange New Things - Chapters 15-16 Summary & Analysis

Michel Faber
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Chapter 15

Peter continues to spend his time with the Oasans preaching. He tries to teach them the concept of different languages, but it seems too complicated to really express at that point. They touch upon the concepts of life and death, and Peter explains that when they die it is just their bodies that die, not their souls. One night, Peter wakes and finds himself crying. He doesn't know why, but he was thinking about all the bad things that had happened to him as a child, and later Bea. They range from childhood pets dying to losing prized possessions. Once he is done crying and mourning he feels much better.

Jesus Lover One approaches him shortly after, telling him that his (Jesus Lover One) mother has died. Peter tries to comfort him with a hug, but this seems to make Lover One...

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