The name malarkey might have been a giveaway. I wonder,
though, a) what his motivation was at the time it was written (a kid might want attention, but could he really be convincing for so long?) b) I note
that the parents have recently separated, and the kid claims that they receive no benefit from the book, maybe dad is, and it is just a case of sour
Maybe the care costs were so much that they needed extra income? Still not right.
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More nominative determinism.