Beautiful Losers Characters

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The Narrator

The unnamed narrator of the novel is the central character in the story. He is a folklorist from Montreal who specializes in the A——- tribe, a pitiful all-but-decimated Iroquois tribe.

The narrator grew up in an orphanage or boarding school of some sort, where he met the domineering and hypersexual F. As the narrator begins his work with the A——- tribe, F. begins sleeping with all the remaining A——- women. Eventually, the narrator marries an A——- called Edith. A secret love triangle between the married couple and F. develops.

The narrator is a sexual malcontent. He is turned on by Edith, but she has a lightness in bed that infuriates him. Likewise, his homosexual encounters with F. leave him angry since his friend insists on prodding him for information as they copulate. F. and Edith...

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