The Sisters Brothers Characters

Patrick deWitt
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Eli Sisters

Eli Sisters is one of the main characters of the novel. He is the youngest of the Sisters children. Eli's older brother is Charlie Sisters. Eli is the huskier, heavier or fatter of the two brothers. When comparing the two brothers, Eli is also the more sensitive of the two.

Throughout the novel, Eli meets a couple of different women. Eli admits that he has never been with a woman, except for one-night stands. Primarily, Eli has been with whores and not in relationships with them. When Eli meets the bookkeeper that works for Mayfield, he admits to himself that he truly does want to fall in love.

Eli has apprehensions about their line of work throughout the entire novel. He is always questioning Charlie on the reason the commodore wants the people killed. He aspires to open his own store. After he tells Charlie that this...

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