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Francois Lelord
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Hector

As indicated in the title, Hector is the main character. Though the story is told from a narrator's perspective, the reader still gets to know all of Hector's feelings, thoughts, and actions. Hector is a psychiatrist who lives and works in an affluent neighborhood, presumably in a European country based on the language of the novel and the use of 's' instead of 'z' in words like 'realising'. Hector begins his journey around the world in search of happiness, more specifically, in search of what makes people happy. Hector is currently dissatisfied with his work life, which has transferred over into his personal life; it bothers him immensely that he see patients all day long but cannot make them happier. It also bothers him that he knows how to do his job and do it well, but people who should be happy based on all known factors -...

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