The Humans: A Novel - Part III: ”An Encounter with Winston Churchill” - "Home" Summary & Analysis

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Part III is titled “The Wounded Deer Leaps the Highest.” The first chapter in this section is “An Encounter with Winston Churchill.” The narrator went out to buy a bottle of wine, drank it, and then bought another and sat on a park bench next to the man he saw on his first day. He started a conversation with the man about the concept of free will and how they came to be where they were now. The man had lost his job, his wife had left him, and then he developed a painful condition in his leg. The narrator asked how to cope with loving someone who hated him and the man did not know. The narrator tried to heal the man's leg but was unable to. He said that he recognized the narrator and...

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