Careful He Might Hear You, by Sumner Locke Elliot, is a complicated novel, revolving around the story of a six year old boy named PS and his search for personal identity amidst the conflicts of his closest relatives. The narration of these conflicts, as well as the history behind their origins, forms the basis of the novel, and while the different types of relationships between the characters are not the main focus of the novel,
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the relationships arise between the various characters, and ultimately, to encourage and enhance the other, and find the balance in ones relationships which eventually leads to happiness as well as success. Sumner Locke Elliot explores all these issues and more, providing the reader with a powerful insight into the complexities of human relationships, but at the same time clearly detailing the basic ingredients which, in the end, are all needed to make these relationships work.