Man and Superman Characters

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The Chief

See Mendoza.

Duval

One of the bandits, a Frenchman, who helps Mendoza waylay travelers to hold them for ransom.

Lucifer

See The Devil.

Mendoza

A Jewish Spaniard, a former waiter, and now leader of a band of vagabonds with an imposing "Mephistophelean affectation." Mendoza has thrown his life away over a lost love, Louisa Straker. He is transposed into the Devil in the Don Juan in Hell scene. Mendoza bores his hostages to sleep with the terrible poetry he wrote to Louisa. Mendoza knows most of the main characters because he waited on them at the Savoy Hotel. Tanner befriends him and provides a viable alibi rather than turning him in to the police when they arrive.

Roebuck Ramsden

The quintessence of the well-to-do gentleman, Ramsden ("Granny" to Ann) fancies himself a freethinker but is in fact a conservative. He dresses and acts impeccably, professes to want...

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