Under the Skin - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

Michel Faber
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Summary

In Chapter 1, Isserley never picked up a hitchhiker the first time she passed him on the road. Before she stopped she had to make sure he was a good specimen, well muscled and not puny. She would drive past the hitchhiker again, slowly, if he was a male who caught her interest to make sure he was really the type she wanted.

Almost every day for years she had been driving the A9 in the Highlands of Scotland looking for hitchhikers to pick up. The red Corolla she drove began to rattle and she wondered what was causing the rattle. She had liked a Nissan she had years earlier but had to stop driving it. The Corolla was temperamental and the customized parts did not work correctly.

Isserley finally found a man who met her standards and picked him up. She talked to him...

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