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The Book Shop Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Florence Green

Florence is a widow of eight years when she decides to open a bookshop in an old, abandoned house in Hardborough. She has a kind heart, deemed not much use when it comes to self-preservation. She is described as small, wispy, and wiry, but she has an abundance of courage and confidence. These qualities are admired by two men, Edmond Brundish, a recluse of note, and Mr. Raven, the marshman. These are the same qualities that cause concern to the more traditional inhabitants of Hardborough.

Florence is intelligent and thoughtful, but not wise to the efficiency of underhandedness. She finds fine details irksome, like the petty cash balance in the business, and she tends to overlook the smaller details.

Violet Gamart

Violet is an influential woman in the sense that people would rather comply with her wishes than put up with the trouble it would cause if...

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The Book Shop from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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