Lucky Jim Characters

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James Dixon

James Dixon is a young lecturer at a university who is just about to complete his first year of a two-year probationary period. Dixon dislikes his job and all that goes into it, including the boring, fact filled articles that he is expected to write. However, Dixon feels that a job with the university is preferable over other jobs he might be qualified for. Therefore, Dixon works hard to attempt to make a good impression on his professor despite a rough start. When he is invited to the Professor's house for what promises to be a boring weekend, Dixon agrees with enthusiasm. However, this weekend proves to be as boring as he suspected, Dixon allows himself to be drawn into a fight with the Professor's son that sets him up for more trouble.

Dixon sneaks out of the house and goes for a drink, only to return...

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