The Casual Vacancy Characters

This Study Guide consists of approximately 23 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Casual Vacancy.
This section contains 1,788 words
(approx. 5 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Casual Vacancy Study Guide

Barry Fairbrother

Barry Fairbrother is only alive very briefly at the beginning of the book. He is writing an article for the Yarvil Gazette about Krystal Weedon and the positive influence that the Fields being part of Pagford has had on her. While he is writing this article, he remembers that it is his nineteenth wedding anniversary and hastily makes reservations to take his wife out.

Though the other characters in the book talk about Barry as if he were a saint, the brief glimpse that the reader gets of him suggests that he isn't what everyone believed him to be. Mary Fairbrother suggests that though her husband was attentive to civic matters and very likable, he didn't spend enough time and energy on his family.

Samantha Mollison

Samantha Mollison is Miles Mollison's wife and the daughter-in-law of Shirley and Howard. Samantha and Miles have two daughters together who...

(read more)

This section contains 1,788 words
(approx. 5 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Casual Vacancy Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Casual Vacancy from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook