Brighton Rock

Frank’s wife, she has dyed red hair and an air of joviality. Like Ida, she wears California Poppy perfume. After Rose’s marriage to Pinkie, Judy welcomes her warmly to Frank’s boarding house. She is having an affair with Dallow, who would like to run away with her, but she has no intention of leaving Frank.
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Judy Character Timeline in Brighton Rock

The timeline below shows where the character Judy appears in Brighton Rock. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part V, Chapter 5
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...his room at Frank’s boarding house. Cubitt and Dallow are a little drunk. Frank’s wife, Judy, comes by to wish Pinkie good luck. She’d been washing her bra. It drips on... (full context)
Part VI, Chapter 2
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...seeming to disappear under an airplane, music drifting over them. No one’s awake at Frank’s. Judy left a note telling Pinkie they were out celebrating his wedding. Up in the room,... (full context)
Part VII, Chapter 1
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...to see her up so early and asks if she’s seen a red-haired bitch named Judy. She says no and tells him she’d like to light the stove for tea. Dallow... (full context)
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...Dallow and a red-haired woman tangled in a passionate embrace. Rose supposes the woman is Judy. She’s nonplussed. She’s slept with Pinkie. She knows everything now. (full context)
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Judy welcomes Rose, kissing her on the cheek and wafting her way the scent of California... (full context)
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Judy tells Rose that if she ever needs a dress cleaned, Frank is her man. He’s... (full context)
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...she can. She buys a News of the World for her mother and walks on. Judy lets her in at Frank’s, telling her she has a visitor. Rose runs up the... (full context)
Part VII, Chapter 5
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...for Prewitt. Pinkie’s been alone with Rose for two days. He’s in a fevered state.  Judy appears with Dallow’s freshly laundered coat. She’s obviously in the mood for love, but Dallow... (full context)
Part VII, Chapter 7
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Pinkie and Rose are with Judy and Dallow at the same café where the men convened the afternoon Hale was killed.... (full context)
Part VII, Chapter 8
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Dallow and Judy are still at the Brighton café, waiting for Pinkie and Rose to return. Judy asks... (full context)
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...light a fire in Frank’s kitchen and feels overcome by a desire to have something Judy can’t give him: domestic comforts, mundane happiness. (full context)
Part VII, Chapter 9
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...inexplicable emotion overtakes him. He thinks of his school days, of God, of Dallow and Judy’s lust, of confession and repentance. He pulls into a side street leading to the ocean... (full context)