Sophie's Choice Character Descriptions

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He is the narrator and the only one of the three main characters to have survived their association. He is a fitting narrator for Sophie's story, since she is the only one in her family who survived the Holocaust.

Nathan Landau

His intelligence, culture, charm, and family money would have allowed him to become anything he wanted in life. But his mind is emotionally disturbed.

Sophie Zawistowski

Her beautiful face was the type on which men projected their own dreams. Her father and husband both tried to make her into a vapidly efficient German fräulein; the woman of their dreams, not hers.


This man is senior editor at McGraw-Hill. A good-natured Irishman who hated his job and felt disillusioned by life.

The Weasel

The new editor-in-chief who fires Stingo from his post at McGraw-Hill early in the novel.

Morris Fink

He gets a half priced...

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