Unnamed Fiancé of Sutpen's Daughter

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Unnamed Fiancé of Sutpen's Daughter
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Unnamed Fiance of Sutpen's Daughter
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Charles Bon
Race: 
MixedBlackWhite
Gender: 
Male
Class: 
Upper Class
Rank: 
Peripheral
Vitality: 
Dies
Family: 
Sutpen
Occupation: 
Armed Forces
Date of Birth: 
Thursday, January 1, 1829 to Thursday, December 31, 1829
Origin: 
Haiti
Cause of Death: 
Murder
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Charles Bon is one of the central characters in Absalom, Absalom!, where his murder by his fiancee's brother provides one of the narrative's central focal points. In this novel he appears only anonymously, and in this one sentence: Sutpen's "son killed his daughter's fiancé on the eve of the wedding and vanished" (222).

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Individual
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