The Children Act Characters

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Fiona Maye

Fiona Maye is the central character/protagonist. She is a high court judge in her sixties who works in the area of family law. At the start of the novel, while reviewing her judgement on a recent case, Fiona was confronted by her husband about his desire to have an affair with a younger woman. Later the same night, Fiona was informed of a case involving a young Jehovah’s Witness, Adam Henry, who was refusing to have a blood transfusion. These two events serve as dual catalysts in Fiona’s life. On the surface it appears as if the two catalysts will affect two separate spheres of Fiona’s life: Jack’s intended affair will affect her personal life and Adam’s case will affect her work life. However, as the story progresses, each situation crosses over and begins to affect the other sphere of Fiona...

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