The Day of the Triffids - Chapters 10, 11 and 12 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 10, 11 and 12 Summary

"Tynsham"

When William and Coker arrive at Tynsham, they discover that the community there has been set up along traditional Christian lines by Miss Durrant (see "Quotes," p. 122), one of the women who had angrily rejected Dr. Vorless' assertions at the University Tower (Chapter 7). Conversation with her reveals that the rest of the community led by the Colonel and Beadley has gone on, and she doesn't know where. As Coker goes off to explore the community and see where his skills might best be utilized, William searches for Josella, but doesn't find her. During his search he encounters a young woman trying to do some mending by candlelight. Both are surprised when, during their conversation, electric lights come on. Coker returns, admitting that the lights came on because of him - he found a gas generator and switched it on. He...

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