Flaubert's Parrot Characters

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Geoffrey is the narrator of Flaubert's Parrot. He is on a quest to find more about Gustave Flaubert. The novel is about his search for Flaubert, the truth about the two stuffed parrots, and himself. He is over sixty, and is a widowed doctor with two children. Geoffrey is an amateur Flaubert scholar. He has brown eyes and gray hair and is six feet one inches tall. Geoffrey lives in Essex, England, has been in the military, and drinks whiskey on occasion.

During the novel, he meets visits Rouen to go to the Flaubert museums, meets with Ed Winterton and finds out about Flaubert's affair with Juliet Herbert. Geoffrey then tries to track down the parrot that Flaubert borrowed from the Museum of Natural History. Geoffrey tells us that as a doctor, he didn't kill a single patient and that people trusted him. Geoffrey then talks about...

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