This character is the sixty-one year old narrator of the story.
This character is a nineteenth century author.
This character is a poet and, although married, has had a number of affairs.
This adulterous character's life support was disconnected by a spouse.
This author's friend was a traveling companion and an accessory to the author's affair.
This spouse of a music publisher was the subject of an unrequited great passion.
This character's correspondence with an author was destroyed.
This American, who claims to be in possession of incriminating letters, burns them.
This character is a Reader Emeritus at Oxford.
This character reveals a possible solution to the mystery of the two different parrots.
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