The Name of the Rose Character Descriptions

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This character is the young monk who narrates the events over the course of seven days in the abbey. This character is curious, and tries to be virtuous, though he does give in to temptation from time to time


This character of English origin is a Franciscan monk who has been called to the abbey to help them solve their mysteries. He has previously served as an inquisitor, though he does not appear to have fond memories of these experiences. This character also has a fascination with the new, particularly when it concerns machinery.

The Abbot/Abo

The head of the abbey, this character was once the abbey’s librarian. Though a holy man, he is very proud, and particularly of the abbey and its riches.


The murderer, this character is an elderly monk who has gone blind. He believes that the Antichrist is at...

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