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The Book and the Brotherhood Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

David Crimond

Crimond is one of the original members of the Oxford set, probably in his mid-fifties. Unlike his fellow classmates, Crimond comes from a humble lower-class background, and his upper-class friends are not only impressed with his frugal, ascetic lifestyle, but also with his brilliant ideas and Marxist philosophy. However, his elusive character and radical political perspective eventually alienates him from his wealthier, extroverted friends even as he continues to receive an annual financial subsidy from them. His charismatic personality draws women to fall in love with him. Few are able to resist his magnetic charms. At the same time, Crimond proves to be a cold, demanding and abusive lover, casually indifferent to the needs of the women who love him. His life is focused completely on the writing of "the Book," which both he and the Brotherhood believe will change the world. Crimond is primarily...

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