The Book of Strange New Things Characters

Michel Faber
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Peter Leigh

Peter is the main character of the story. He’s an English preacher with an unwavering faith in God. He wasn’t always that way though. Peter came from a difficult home. Before finding God, he was a homeless drug addict that was constantly getting into fights and committing crimes in his desperation to find his next fix. Peter met Bea when he was running from the police and ended up breaking his ankles. Through her, he was able to turn his life around and find the path of God. Peter is a very charismatic man and an effective preacher because he is able to relate to people. He doesn’t preach for himself, but because he genuinely wants to help people. He’s respectful of their beliefs and tries to help them onto the right path, not force them onto it.

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