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A Very Long Engagement Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Ange Bassignano

Ange Bassignano, also known as Common Law, is one of the five condemned French prisoners. He is twenty-six years old and handsome, but not of good character. He is regarded as sly, deceitful, and quarrelsome, and he has no occupation other than as a pimp. However, his girlfriend, the prostitute Tina Lombardi, is devoted to him. He was serving a five-year sentence for assault when he was plucked from prison and made to join the army. He is in the army for three months before he is condemned to death.

Bénédicte

Bénédicte is the wife of Sylvain. She helps to take care of Mathilde.

Biscuit

See Benjamin Gordes

Kléber Bouquet

Kléber Bouquet, nicknamed the Eskimo because he once went adventuring in Alaska, is the oldest of the five condemned French prisoners. He is thirty-seven and...

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