Colette appears in various stories
This person is the main character and struggles with accepting traditional values, even willing to visit someone who had an abortion.
Valentine appears in various stories
This person has a tendency to be superficial and shallow, is preoccupied with appearing young and refuses to return a painting to its rightful owner.
Colette's Daughter and Goddaughter appears in various stories
These people represent the youngest characters in the book and are depicted as being funny, clever, and wise.
Cloui/Chéri appears in The Other Table - The Pearls
This person is wealthy and falls in and out of love through several stories.
Lulu appears in The Other Table
This person is a music hall singer who breaks off a relationship.
Bastienne appears in Bastienne's Child
This person is a music hall performer who becomes pregnant.
La Roussalka appears in The Misfit
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