Disgrace Characters

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David Lurie

David is a college professor in Cape Town, South Africa. He is a man who used to see a prostitute weekly until the prostitute quit her job at the brothel he attended. He leaves his job at the university after having sexual relations with one of his students. He is a twice-divorced man who has found pleasure in women his whole life. His desires have gotten him in trouble, and now have left him alone and hurt. David's daughter, Lucy, lives on a farm in the Eastern Cape, and he goes to visit her after the incident at the University. David is a city man, and is uncomfortable with the thought of his daughter living on a farm. Since he now has no job, he has plenty of time to concentrate on the opera about Byron that he has had floating in his head for quite some...

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