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A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings Characters

By Gabriel García Márquez

The Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

He's a man of few (and incomprehensible) words. He could use a bath. And, oh, yeah, he's got a...

Elisenda

You do not want to get between Elisenda and her satin pumps. She's the wife of Pelayo, the man...

The Child

We know so little about this kid that we barely even know if it's a boy or a girl (boy). He...

Pelayo

Pelayo is the guy who finds the old man, in the middle of throwing drowned crabs out of his...

The Neighbor Lady

It's never good when your name is "the neighbor lady." This woman may have the reputation for...

Father Gonzaga

If this is the best that the local church has to offer, count us unimpressed. Father Gonzaga is...