Under the Skin Characters

Michel Faber
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Isserley

Isserley is the main character and heroine of the novel. She is a human being but has allowed herself to be transformed into a close resemblance of a vodsel through major surgeries that have left her with neck and back pain. Her job requires her to pick up hitchhikers, determine if these hitchhikers are people who will be missed if they disappear, and then take them to Ablach Farms with her if she determines their disappearance will not raise any questions.

Apparently, Isserley is well aquatinted with the elite in the place from which she came. Sons of the elite had promised that she would never be sent to the New Estates, an underground place where residents are forced to do hard labor, because she was so beautiful. Despite their promises, Isserley was sent to the New Estates. It was a terrifying place for her not only because...

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