Olive isn’t sure what the Pullitzer Prize committee was thinking when they chose The Goldfinch. Sure, it’s readable. But this literary doyenne has begun work on her own experimental novel, intent on being the first author to write a full work of literature in transliterated barks.
Buddy Brown is always in the buff. Sure, all those hours he puts into his strenuous yoga regimen may have paid off in a powerful physique, but this hippie is hardly concerned with showing off. He just sees no need to bother cloaking himself in material things when he can strut his stuff au naturale.
Gus sees little value in today’s shallow, internet communications, preferring the company of close friends by a warm hearth and a glass - or three - of malbec (he’s been feeling particularly adventurous lately).