Idiot's Delight Characters

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Auguste

Auguste is an employee of the Hotel Monte Gabriel.

Mrs. Cherry

Recently married to an artist, Mrs. Cherry works at a store named Fortnum's, as she says, "wearing a smock, and disgracing my family." After hearing the news that Quillery has been executed for speaking out against the Italians, she becomes angry enough to face the same kind of punishment: "Don't call me your friend," she tells Captain Locicero, "because I say what Quillery said—damn you—damn your whole country of mad dogs for having started this horror." Her husband calms her and gets her to apologize before they leave.

Dumptsy

The fortyish bellboy of the resort, Dumptsy has lived in that area since it was a province of Austria. It was ceded to the Italians at the end of the First World War, and overnight Dumptsy and his family became Italian citizens. Explaining this...

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