Celebration Characters

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By chance, a group of such scarred, sensitive people come together in London, where they party and commiserate with each other. The main characters are Teresa Cerrutti, a thirty-yearold American anthropologist recovering from the death of her husband (an archaeologist bitten by poisonous snakes) and a successful operation for uterine cancer; Ewen McLeod, a Scots Highlander recovering from malaria and a bloody romp through eastern Africa with his gun-running Uncle Gordie; Noel Atherton, an English homosexual recovering from a disastrous affair with a Chinese lover in Hong Kong; and Father Pius Deng, a six-foot-nine Jesuit priest whose Dinka family and village in Africa were wiped out by warfare. There are also numerous minor characters, including a younger Frank Proctor (a prominent CIA agent in Blood Tie), who earns his CIA credentials here by listening through the wall for Teresa and Ewen to make love.

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