The Line of Beauty Characters

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Nick Guest

Nick Guest, the main character, is an attractive young man with curly blond hair. Nick was born in middle class Barwick to Don and Dot Guest. He recently graduated from Oxford with a degree in English. He is planning to attend graduate school with his thesis on the style of Henry James. Nick is very intelligent and well spoken. Nick is coming to terms with his sexuality and striving to find his place in society.

The story begins when Nick is twenty years old. He moves in with the Feddens, a very wealthy and political family, and immediately is taken in by their extravagant lifestyle. He enjoys the parties and vacations of the wealthy. He also participates in the abundance of alcohol and cocaine. Nick fits in well within this elite circle, but he never really is accepted as a member.

Catherine Feddens

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