Mrs. Odlethrop

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Mrs. Odlethrop
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Odlethrop, Mrs.
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Presumably Monk's grandmother, Mrs. Odlethrop lives like a hermit with Monk and seems fiercely protective of him. People tell of how she chased her son and Monk's mother "out of the house and out of the country" with a shotgun because that son was "too much even for that country and people" (43).

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