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The Child in Time - Chapters 8 and 9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 8 and 9 Summary

The story of the child-care handbook which was "secretly commissioned by the Prime Minister's office" appears in the only newspaper not in favor of the government's policies and operations. The story is not overly specific, talks of "unnamed sources" and rumors. However, a photocopied copy of the book is soon put into the hands of the government's opposition and the next newspaper articles mention "a disgusting charade" and the story is picked up by other newspapers. The government counters by having thousands of copies of the book printed and turning them over to a number of people, including journalists. The reviews range from "favorable to ecstatic." The general consensus is that the book should become the law of child-rearing and be made available immediately. There is little interest in the fact that the government has a commission in place charged with...

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