The Middleman Characters

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Andreas

Andreas is a guerilla rebel fighter at the hideout to which Alfie drives Maria. Andreas and Maria are clearly lovers, and they leave Alfie for a tryst. That night, Andreas is among the rebels who enter Ransome's home. Andreas hands Maria the gun with which she shoots Ransome.

Alfred Judah

Alfred Judah, the narrator of the story, is also referred to as Alfie. He is an Iraqi-born immigrant with a tenuous U.S. citizenship who works as a "middleman" in various illegal arms trades. As the story opens, he is staying at the home of Clovis Ransome, a dealer in illegal trades, in an unnamed Latin American country. Alfie lusts after Ransome's wife, Maria, and when Ransome leaves for the day, Maria asks Alfie to drive her on some errands. He believes she is intending to seduce him, but she has him drive her to the hideout of...

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