J: A Novel Characters

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Kevern

Kevern “Coco” Cohen is a very private, lonely woodworker who appears to be in this thirties when the novel begins. A resident of Port Reuben, he meets and is instantly attracted to Ailinn Solomons after meeting her in the market. The two fall in love. Kevern is something of a lost soul, an overgrown child who complains about having it tough as a man while doing little to change the situation. He prefers to live his life in ignorance, for the truth –such as the fact that his parents were first cousins –only hurts him. Kevern, upon discovering he is Jewish and will be a father, cannot handle any more responsibilities than the knowledge he has unwittingly gained. He commits suicide.

Ailinn

Ailinn Solomons is a stunningly beautiful but overly sensitive girl of nineteen who meets and falls in love with Kevern. She moved to Port Reueben with...

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