Fat and covered in acne, Molly is the one woman on the Brighton pier Charles Hale thinks might be desperate enough to keep him company while he tries to avoid being murdered by Pinkie’s gang. Molly is less easily swayed than Hale had hoped, though, and she insists that Hale produce a male companion for her friend, Delia. Pinkie arrives instead, and he, Molly, Hale, and Delia form and awkward foursome for a while. Molly is the first witness Ida questions in her search for Hale’s killer.
Molly Pink Character Timeline in Brighton Rock
The timeline below shows where the character Molly Pink appears in Brighton Rock. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part I, Chapter 3
...the offices of Messrs Carter and Galloway, where, according to the Messenger report, a certain Molly Pink works. Ida walks along the Strand and past the fountains of Trafalgar Square, which... (full context)
Part VI, Chapter 2
Part I, Chapter 1