The daughter of one of Eve's cousins. She is 15 when Denny, Zoë, and Enzo first meet her and she develops a major crush on Denny. When Denny rejects her advances, she is devastated and later accuses Denny of assaulting her. She is described by Enzo as a vixen and a temptress, although extremely young and not fully aware of the damage she is causing.
Annika Quotes in The Art of Racing in the Rain
The The Art of Racing in the Rain quotes below are all either spoken by Annika or refer to Annika. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the HarperCollins edition of The Art of Racing in the Rain published in 2009.).
Annika Character Timeline in The Art of Racing in the Rain
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...the week, the weather reports become unpleasant, and Denny decides he needs to leave early. Annika, coincidentally, decides she too needs to leave early, buying herself hours of time sitting next... (full context)
...while Trish and Maxwell drink their afternoon cocktails, he overhears their conversation. Trish wonders if Annika isn't as innocent as she's making out to be, and Maxwell is livid. Trish points... (full context)
...support payments, Zoë will receive a private education and have her college paid for, and Annika's suit will be settled with only harassment and probation charges. Denny finally asks Mike for... (full context)
...witnesses, all cousins who had been at the cabin, who detailed Denny's predatory behavior with Annika. When Annika was called to the stand, she described every look and incidental touch, but... (full context)