All the King's Men Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

Ellis Burden - This character was formerly a well-respected and wealthy attorney from Burden's Landing but left his family to become a missionary in the slums.

Jack Burden - This is the first-person narrator of the novel.

Lois Burden - This character's husband leaves her because of her intellectual dullness, despite the fact that they are physically attracted to each other.

Sadie Burke - This is Willie's secretary and occasionally his lover. She begins the story as an assistant to Joe Harrison when he is running for governor.

Count Covelli - This is Jack's mother's second husband. She meets him in Europe on one of her trips.

Tiny Duffy - This character is first seen as a campaign aide to Joe Harrison and is involved in tricking Willie into running in the Democratic primary to siphon votes off Harrison's opponent, MacMurfee.

Sibyl Frey - This character gets...

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