The Book of Lost Things Characters

John Connolly
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David

David is a youngster when his mother falls ill. He establishes routines that he believes might save her life. This is the first indication that David is mature enough to know his mother might die and that he has the hope that he might be able to save her. This hope is ill-founded and his mother does die. David holds onto the idea that he could have saved his mother if he'd only done something more. It takes time for him to develop the maturity to accept that his mother is dead and that he couldn't have done anything to change that.

David's jealousy over the presence of Rose and Georgie in his life makes him the right person for the Crooked Man's next victim. When the Crooked Man promises that David will have dreams fulfilled if he just speaks Georgie's name, David is tempted. Up to this...

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