A Handful of Dust Characters

This Study Guide consists of approximately 49 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of A Handful of Dust.
This section contains 1,553 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the A Handful of Dust Study Guide

Tony Last

Tony Last is the head of the household at Hetton Estate. He has acquired his estate from his family, turned over to him upon his father's death. He is married to Brenda Last for eight years and has one son, John Andrew. He loves the estate at Hetton, which includes a village and greenhouses and a church. According to contemporary times, Hetton is completely outdated, but it is the classic finery that Tony appreciates the most. Tony is very content with his life but has everything turned upside down when Brenda gets bored with their relationship and starts and affair.

The affair starts after Tony casually invites a young man he has drinks with to see Hetton. He enjoys it when Hetton is appreciated and often extends the same invitation. To Tony's surprise, the young man, John Beaver, accepts. Brenda is attracted to him and the idea...

(read more)

This section contains 1,553 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the A Handful of Dust Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
A Handful of Dust from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook