Characters: The Cornelius Chronicles
Our main character, though sometimes he takes a background role in his own stories.
Jerry's beloved sister, and something of a tragic figure.
Jerry's brother, out for what he can get.
The domineering mother of the Cornelius clan. Survives just about everything life throws at her.
First appearing in A Cure For Cancer
, she is a heroic revolutionary and supporter of Jerry.
- Action Girl
- Ascended Extra: She becomes more prominent in The Adventures of Una Persson and Catherine Cornelius in the Twentieth Century (1976) and is the central figure in The Entropy Tango (1981)
- Bi the Way
- The Chanteuse
- Distaff Counterpart: To Jerry. They both share Catherine as a lover, and she eventually becomes Harlequin when he becomes Pierrot.
Jerry's opposite number, big on order and authoritarianism (especially in the later stories).
Another of Jerry's enemies, though more greedy and less formidable.
Other Persons of Interest
Most of these characters show up in works after The Final Programme.
They're listed in alphabetical order rather than order of appearance.
A theatrical agent/music producer and sometimes antagonist to Jerry.
Bishop Beesley's amazingly unpleasant daughter.
"Shaky" Mo(ses) Collier
A drinking (snorting, shooting, smoking) buddy of Jerry's. Also a demolitions expert and sometimes roadie.
"Flash" Gordon Gavin
Professor Hythloday Hira
Doctor Karen von Krupp