Under the Skin - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

Michel Faber
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Summary

In Chapter 9, Isserley drove to a jetty and parked her car. She felt nothing. After two hours she noticed the tide had risen and wondered if it would eventually wash her car away. She thought she should start her car and drive away but simply did not have the spirit left to make a decision. She felt as if there was some idea or emotion that she could not quite grasp. Isserley sat there in her car all night. She continued to sit there as the sun rose. She did not want to leave until she was ready. At last, she moved, testing the icpathua injectors. They worked flawlessly. She finally began to cry weakly.

Analysis

Isserley appears to be in shock as she sits in her car all night and most of the following morning. She cannot come to terms with what has...

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