Cross-over characters in Barbara Pym's novels

Please feel free to add to the list, either in the comments or by emailing me (the address is below, in the About Me section).

Wilf Bason: character in A Glass of Blessings; mentioned in An Unsuitable Attachment and A Few Green Leaves.

Prudence Bates: central character in Jane and Prudence; mentioned in A Glass of Blessings.

Everard Bone: character in Excellent Women; appears in An Unsuitable Attachment; mentioned in Less Than Angels.

Esther Clovis: character in Less Than Angels; appears in An Unsuitable Attachment [Thanks, Aarti!] and A Few Green Leaves.

Wilmet Forsyth: central character in A Glass of Blessings; cameo (with husband Rodney & friends) in Jane & Prudence.

Digby Fox: character in Less Than Angels; appears in A Few Green Leaves; mentioned in An Unsuitable Attachment.

Mildred Latham: central character in Excellent Women; mentioned in An Unsuitable Attachment and Less Than Angels; brief appearance in Jane and Prudence.

Gertrude Lydgate: character in Less Than Angels; appears in A Few Green Leaves.

Julian Malory: character in Excellent Women; appears in A Glass of Blessings.  

Winifred Malory: character in Excellent Women; appears in A Glass of Blessings.  

Helena Napier: character in Excellent Women; mentioned in Less Than Angels.

Rocky Napier: character in Excellent Women; mentioned in A Glass of Blessings and Less Than Angels.

Deirdre Swan: central character in Less Than Angels; appears in A Few Green Leaves.

Oswald Thames: character in A Glass of Blessings; mentioned in A Few Green Leaves.

4 comments:

  1. Archdeacon Hoccleve in Some Tame Gazelle, and in Excellent Women.

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    1. Thank you! I will update my list. I need to re-read Some Tame Gazelle - I have no memory of it at all, even though I read it just a couple of years ago.

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  2. Esther Clovis also appears in Excellent Women. This list is a great idea. Thanks.

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  3. Everard Bone is mentioned in Jane and Prudence (that he marries Mildred Latham).

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