One Day Characters

David Nicholls (writer)
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Dexter Mayhew

Dexter Mayhew is one of the two main characters in the novel "One Day" by David Nicholls. Dexter is the son of Alison and Stephen Mayhew, and is from a family of wealth. Dexter is thin and handsome when the novel begins, and has an appetite for girls and for fame. He has a one-night stand with Emma Morley while at university in Edinburgh, unaware that the encounter will change the rest of his life.

For the next twenty years, Dexter and Emma keep in touch by letters, emails as well as chance and intentional encounters. Dexter, though, from the start, has serious problems. He has a meteoric rise to fame in the television industry, doing late-night shows that make him all the rage with young people and teenagers. Dexter's rise to fame is accompanied by heavy drinking and drug use, as well as a slew of...

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