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Major Characters at a glance
There are only a few characters in TMWWT; but I am providing this list for easy reference during your reading. There is however, one detail a about everyone except Gregory, Rosamond and Syme which I have omitted in order not to spoil the story.
MAJOR CHARACTERS • Lucian Gregory - A red-haired poet of Saffron Park who professed to be an anarchist.
• Rosamond Gregory - Lucian’s sister, she finds Syme’s perspective as a poet of order refreshing.
• Gabriel Syme – THURSDAY -The protagonist, a poet who becomes an undercover officer for Scotland Yard in order to infiltrate and destroy a notorious anarchist coterie. He is accepted into the inner circle under the code name Thursday.
• Sunday - An enormous and imposing man who is the President of the Central Anarchist Council.
• Secretary – MONDAY -The Secretary of the Anarchist Council, also known as Monday, has a crooked smile that makes him look cruel and ruthless.
• Gogol – TUESDAY - A Polish member of the Council who is also known as Tuesday. He looks like a stereotypical anarchist.
• Marquis de St. Eustache – WEDNESDAY - An aristocrat known as Wednesday.
• Professor de Worms – FRIDAY - An old man, seemingly senile, who is known as Friday.
• Dr. Bull – SATURDAY - A medical practitioner who always wears dark glasses and is also known as Saturday.
• Colonel Ducroix - Serves as a second to St. Eustache in the duel, then joins forces with the detectives as they flee Sunday’s minions.
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