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William Beech

William also known as “Willie” or “Will” is the main character of the novel. In the beginning, William is in a delicate state. Growing up in the London slums with an abusive mother has left him emotionally bruised, battered and overly fearful. Throughout the course of the novel, he changes into an independent, well-spoken child who can deal with the tragedies and triumphs that come his way. An excellent actor and artist, William has a gift for seeing things from different perspectives. His strength and courage are beyond his years and he cherishes his friendships and his relationship with Mr. Tom.

Tom Oakley

Mr. Tom, as he is known to William, is a gentleman who agrees to take William into his home. A native of the English countryside, Tom is known as being harsh and reclusive to his neighbors. His gruff behavior is merely a facade, however...

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