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Flashcards in Characters - Keith's Father Deck (4):
1

"wonderful private kingdom." (Ch2 p21)

This is Mr H's garage he is in awe of Mr H's tools and many activities.

2

"Silly games. Don't play them." (ch 9 p 187)

Mr H is inarticulate speaking in abbreviated phrases that do not form sentences. - not sure whether he really brave and traumatised in WWI or Keith lied about this.

3

" Like an ogre in his cave."

A fairy tale monster - typical things for a child to be afraid of - garage is the lair.

4

"Please, " he says in a strange, urgent voice. And I give in. Against this shameless and terrible work I can't hold out.

This is the point that Stephen gives in a put the basket on the bench.