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Sophie Bentwood

Sophie Bentwood is Desperate Charaters' main protagonist. She is in her a mid-forties, a resident of a rich neighborhood in New York City, and has a relatively easy life as her husband Otto is a rich attorney. Her life largely consists of social occasions and her insecure inner thought life and fantasies. She spends her days cleaning, cooking, spending time with friends, reading, going to cocktail parties, drinking and having an affair with a man named Francis Early. Sophie has lost a sense of meaning in her life. Her marriage to Otto has grown cold. They are alienated from one another particularly due to the fact that Sophie is hiding her affair with Francis from him. She avoids her problems by ignoring them and continuing to let her anxiety and desperation build as the problems worsen.

Sophie's story in Desperate Characters surrounds a cat bite she receives...

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