Fingersmith Characters

Sarah Waters
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Sue Trinder

Sue is the protagonist or main character of the novel. She is a fingersmith, raised in the slums of London. Drawn into a scheme to make her fortune, she is duped by the woman who raised her with great love and protected her from all that could harm her. She is essentially a kind and gentle person who is tricked by those she loves most, and compelled to forsake the woman she loves to make the fortune of the woman who raised her. As the embedded schemes of the novel are played out, she must learn to discern truth from acted fiction. She must learn what she values. She must learn the difference between good and evil. Even believing that she has been betrayed by the woman she loves, she cannot walk away from her completely. Believing herself inappropriately treated like a jewel by Mrs. Sucksby, she...

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