Study Guide

Major Pettigrew's Last Stand Characters

By Helen Simonson

Major Ernest Pettigrew

The majority of Major Pettigrew's life is behind him (unless he lives to be 136), but he hasn't...

Mrs. Jasmina Ali

Mrs. Ali is the local shopkeeper in Edgecombe St. Mary. As we learn from the awful graffiti on...

Roger Pettigrew

Our first description of Roger is short and accurate: "blunt, arrogant" (1.45). Roger is only...

Abdul Wahid

The Major initially finds Abdul Wahid to be surly, but he soon realizes it's just the dude's...

Sandy Dunn

Sandy Dunn is Roger's girlfriend. She's in fashion PR, a stylish Stacy London type, but she's...

Frank Ferguson

Ferguson is the comic villain of Major Pettigrew's Last Stand. He's the Dr. Claw to the Major's...

Amina and George

Amina is the mother of Abdul Wahid's baby, and the baby in question is George, who is now...

Grace DeVere

Grace is the Major's rebound woman. The town ladies always tried to meddle in his affairs and set...

Bertie, Jemima, and Marjorie

The Major wasn't very close to his brother. No one in his family even called him when his...

Mrs. Saadia Khan

Mrs. Saadia Khan, who is related to Amina and George, is in charge of the decorations for the...

Other Residents of Edgecombe St. Mary

There doesn't seem to be much to do in Edgecombe St. Mary, so most of the other residents are...