The concierge who sells out Sarah’s family and then re-lets the flat to Mamé Tézac and family. Madame Royer is anti-Semitic, callous, and self-serving. She offers to help the French police locate Sarah’s brother, and also claims that she knows of other Jewish families living in the neighboring building. Madame Royer is the only civilian character in the novel who demonstrates a hatred of Jews and actively collaborates with the French government.
Madame Royer Character Timeline in Sarah’s Key
The timeline below shows where the character Madame Royer appears in Sarah’s Key. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...she exists the building, Sarah notices the gloating expression on the face of the concierge, Madame Royer . Madame Royer offers to help the police track down Michel and Wladyslaw, and even... (full context)
...Mamé says she found out the apartment had been “suddenly vacated” from the building concierge, Madame Royer . Mamé says she was aware the apartment had become vacated due to a recent... (full context)