The Question and Answer section for The Chrysalids is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
THitiny town of Waknuk would be the centre of the civilized world with everything else being the badlands.
Those people with deviations have difficulty establishing friendships, face intolerance on a daily basis, are often shunned by their familes, and they are alienated..... shunned by society.
She sat without a sound. The tears squeezed out from under the closed lids and ran down her face. I took her hand between my own.
I remembered watching. The man with his arm linked in the woman's, the small figure on top of the pack-horse waving...