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The War of the Worlds - Book 1: Chapter 3, On Horsell Common Summary & Analysis

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Book 1: Chapter 3, On Horsell Common Summary

By the time the author arrives at the common there are approximately twenty people there, staring at the strange cylinder. No one believes that anything is living in the cylinder. The author stays at the pit for two hours before heading back home. The early edition of the paper told Londoners that Woking had received a message from Mars. The author returns to the common to find many more observers. There are several men in the pit with tools trying to uncover the cylinder, including Ogilvy and Henderson.

Book 1: Chapter 3, On Horsell Common Analysis

The interest in the cylinder from Mars is increasing. No one believes that anything inside the cylinder has survived and no one foresees that the arrival of the cylinder could pose a threat. The reader is filled with suspense over the gradual unscrewing of the...

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