Mario is a waiter at the Hotel X who has fourteen years of experience. A huge, excitable Italian, he conducts all of his duties with aplomb, even singing bits from “Rigoletto” as he works. Unlike many of the men Orwell works with at the Hotel X, Mario is model of debrouillard, or resourcefulness.
Mario Character Timeline in Down and Out in Paris and London
The timeline below shows where the character Mario appears in Down and Out in Paris and London. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.