A Frenchman whom Lord Darlington and Sir David Cardinal manage to convince to attend their unofficial international “conference” in March 1923. It seems initially that he is under the influence of Mr. Lewis, but he ultimately reveals himself to be a gentleman of an older persuasion, who finds Mr. Lewis’s attempt to sway him unsportsmanlike.
M. Dupont Character Timeline in The Remains of the Day
The timeline below shows where the character M. Dupont appears in The Remains of the Day. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Day Two: Morning
...Unless, he added, his father had come up with an entirely new factor—something on the Dupont fellow, for instance. Suddenly Stevens realized that he’d made no progress, but before he could... (full context)
...Cardinal responded that he hadn’t had much time to appreciate the surroundings, and now M. Dupont had arrived in a horrible mood. Surprised, Stevens said he must hurry off, though he... (full context)
...Miss Kenton wanted to talk to him. She told him Dr. Meredith had arrived, and Dupont, who’d followed Stevens out, exclaimed in relief. Stevens led Dupont to the billiard room, then... (full context)