The Book of Strange New Things - Chapters 21-22 Summary & Analysis

Michel Faber
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Chapter 21

Peter returns to C-2 and starts to learn the language of the Oasans. He enjoys the lessons because he geets to interact with a smaller group and learn from some of the Jesus Lovers that he doesn't normally get the chance to speak with. He’s learned some of their words, such as the word they use for themselves and the sun. The language had a simplistic charm to it, and although it is basic compared to other languages, it is still simple enough to get their point across. Peter notes that only adults attend his services and never children. He speaks to one of the Lovers about this, who simply say that their child don't love Jesus yet, but they are hopeful that they will learn to.

Peter notices they have few words to talk about the past because they live...

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