A Day in the Dark Characters

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Miss Banderry

Given the status her family once held in the town of Moher, Miss Banderry is most likely Anglo-Irish, a group in Ireland that made up the governing class. Her family was in the milling business and owned a profitable farm nearby. After her brother lost control of the family mills, she gained ownership of all the homes in the terrace, some property in another part of town, as well as a profitable farm. Although she is probably one of the wealthiest inhabitants of Moher, her house has a "faded air of importance." Presumably, she has lost the power her family once had when Barbie describes the oil portraits that hang from the walls of her home, depicting the "vanished Banderrys."

Her controlling, selfish nature becomes evident in her treatment of her "hopeless" brother, who sold the family business. After she demanded her share of the profits, he...

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