Parrot and Olivier in America Characters

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Olivier-Jean-Baptist de Clarel de Barfleur de Garmont

Olivier-Jean-Baptist de Clarel de Barfleur de Garmont is one of the narrators and main characters in "Parrot & Olivier in America." Parrot frequently refers to him as "Lord Migraine." Olivier is born into a family of French nobles who are tormented by the recent events of the French Revolution. As an adult, Olivier attends democratic lectures with his best friend, Blacqueville, until Tilbot, Olivier's mother's friend, tells him that he is suspected of being a traitor and a spy and recommends that Olivier move to America. On the Havre, the ship to America, Olivier mourns the death of Blacqueville and is befriended by Mr. Peek, a rich American banker. When Olivier agrees to sit for Mathilde to paint a portrait of him, Parrot's jealousy causes him to hate his new employer. In America, Olivier learns that he cannot act against Parrot since the...

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