The main character in the novel, this character finds her calling in medicine and simultaneously questions her faith during this coming of age story.
This character is a rector who convinces the villagers to isolate themselves during the plague, only realizing the consequences of this decision after the death of his wife and devastation of the village.
This character provides a motherly love for the main character and a guiding presence until she is murdered the day the plague ends.
This character is a tailor who is thought to be responsible for the plague as fabric he ordered from England was thought to be tainted with the virus.
This character was married to the main character before he died in a mining accident.
Jamie and Tom Frith
These characters are the offspring...
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