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The Middleman Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

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.

Eduardo

Eduardo is the "houseboy" at Ransome's house. He turns out to be one of the guerilla rebel fighters, who lets them into Ransome's house and leads them to his bedroom where he is shot.

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...

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