The Children of Men - Book One, Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Book One, Chapter 10 Summary

Theo has decided he will help Julian. He writes the word YES on a piece of card and leaves it under the head of Diadoumenos at the Cast Museum.

It was Xan who introduced him to the Cast Museum. Their tastes differed. Xan preferred the early classical male statues, with their rigid and unemotional faces. Theo preferred the Hellenistic statues, with their flowing lines. It was also in the Cast Museum that Theo found solace following the death of his daughter and his move to St. John Street. It was mostly empty, but occasionally a school group would come through. Now only the attendant is there. He is an elderly scholar, asleep.

When the attendant wakes, he regards Theo with fear. Theo recognizes him as Digby Yule, a retired classics Don from Merton. Digby retains his fear, even after...

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