The Children of Men - Book One, Chapter 17 Summary & Analysis

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Book One, Chapter 17 Summary

Theo has been visited by two members of the State Security Police. His place is not searched and his diary not found.

Theo learns from Chief Inspector George Rawlings that there have been a few guerilla attacks by the Five Fishes, which the media has not reported. Their activities have included the ramps being blown up at the last two Quietus, and political pamphlets being distributed in the Sojourners camps, even though it is illegal for them to receive political material.

Theo assures the Chief Inspector that if he knew of a plot against the Warden, who is both his cousin and friend, he would tell Xan. It is play-acting and they both know it.

Book One, Chapter 17 Analysis

When Theo went to visit the Council, Xan was aware that he was speaking on behalf of others. Chief Inspector...

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