The Blue Afternoon: A Novel Characters

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Kay Fischer

Kay Fischer, putatively born Kay Carriscant, is the daughter of Annaliese Leys and the step-daughter of Rudolf Fischer. Kay was born January 9, 1904, in German New Guinea and then traveled to Long Beach when she was only a few years old. Annaliese has always told Kay her father was an Englishman named Hugh Paget who died when Kay was only two months old. Annaliese offers only the flimsiest of biographical details about Hugh: he had a sister named Merideth; he was a fair-haired missionary and teacher; they were married in 1903; she has only a single blurry and ancient photograph of him. Annaliese and Rudolf have at least one daughter together—Bruna, who in turn has two daughters Amy and Greta.

Kay has lived her entire adult life in the Los Angeles area. She is an architect, graduating from M.I.T. in 1926, and has enjoyed some early...

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