Orwell relates the story of Rocoulle’s sad end after a cocaine deal gone wrong as an illustration of the precarious nature of the existence of the eccentrics who live in the Latin Quarter. Famously thrifty, he loses all his money, as well as his will to live, in the cocaine deal.
Roucolle the Miser Character Timeline in Down and Out in Paris and London
The timeline below shows where the character Roucolle the Miser appears in Down and Out in Paris and London. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.