The local “butcher’s boy.” Though the narrator states that Fabu has affection for Felicite’s parrot Loulou, Félicité witnesses a moment in which he strikes the noisy bird’s ear out of annoyance, causing her to suspect that he is responsible for the parrot’s death. As Félicité is dying, she apologizes to Fabu for the accusation.
Fabu Character Timeline in A Simple Heart
The timeline below shows where the character Fabu appears in A Simple Heart. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...answer to the name “Polly” or talk when guests are listening. The local butcher’s boy, Fabu, even swats Loulou in a moment of frustration. Félicité, on the other hand, adores Loulou... (full context)
Coming downstairs one morning, Félicité discovers Loulou’s dead body, and believes that Fabu—the local “butcher’s boy”—has killed him. Félicité is so distraught by Loulou’s death that Madame Aubain... (full context)