The Day of the Triffids - Chapters 3 and 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 3 and 4 Summary

"The Groping City"

The narrative picks up where it left off at the end of Chapter 1, with William in the street and deciding what to do next. He chooses to head into the heart of London, where he discovers that in spite of his increasing hunger, he has retained enough of a sense of morality that he finds himself unable to loot a store for food (see "Quotes," p. 37). After encountering a young man prepared to do exactly that, and a blind man grimly happy that the rest of the world now has to cope with what he's had to cope all his life, William encounters a sighted man at the head of a group of drunken thugs. When the thugs demand that their leader find them some women, and after the leader grabs some un-sighted women and hands them over...

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