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The War of the Worlds - Study Guide Book 1: Chapter 14, In London Summary & Analysis

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The author's brother is a medical student in London. The papers are giving little coverage to the landing from Mars in Woking. At first he is not concerned for his brother because the Martian's are not reported as a threat. On Saturday night he goes to the train station to see his brother and wife, and to see the Thing before it was destroyed. However, once at the train station he is informed that service on the train line has been interrupted.

The next afternoon he buys another paper and is alarmed by what is being reported. He goes again to the train station but there is still no service. People coming back from day trips in the southern suburbs of London come back on the trains with reports that people are packing up their houses and evacuating. While at the...

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