Despite being a thief, Caravaggio is one of the novel’s most immediately likable characters. An Italian immigrant, Caravaggio is particularly skillful at seducing the people around him, overwhelming them with his charm and good humor. He is deeply in love with his wife Giannetta, with whom he shares a respectful, cooperative relationship, as she often helps him in his work.
Caravaggio Character Timeline in In the Skin of a Lion
The timeline below shows where the character Caravaggio appears in In the Skin of a Lion. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 1: Chapter 2: The Bridge
Part 3: Chapter 1: Caravaggio
Part 3: Chapter 2: Maritime Theatre
...to hit chained monkeys with champagne corks to win a free bottle. That night, Patrick, Caravaggio, and Giannetta step off a motor launch toward the Yacht Club where, thanks to Caravaggio’s... (full context)