Desperate Characters Summary
Paula Fox

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Desperate Characters Summary

Desperate Characters is a story about the desperation in the lives and marriage of Sophie and Otto Bentwood. They are an affluent, middle-aged couple of German descent that live in New York, in Brooklyn. Otto is a wealthy and competent attorney, while Sophie stays at home. The story focuses primarily on Sophie, and only Sophie's thoughts are revealed to us. The story begins with Sophie receiving a cat bite from a stray cat...

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