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The War of the Worlds - Study Guide Book 2: Chapter 7, The Man on Putney Hill Summary & Analysis

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He sleeps that night in a bed in an inn at the top of Putney Hill. It is the first time the author has slept in a bed in some time. Before he falls asleep he thinks of the killing of the curate, his wife, and the possible location of the Martians.

The next day the author considers his plan to finds his wife. He believes that he should go to Leatherhead to look for information. He begins walking, making his way to Wimbledon Common. There, he sees a man holding a machete. He does not recognize the man at first, as the man does not recognize him but soon it is revealed that the man is the artilleryman whom he first met back at his house, sixteen days before. The soldier is friendlier once...

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