Jack’s German teacher. Dunlop lives in the same boarding house as Murray, but is reclusive and private. At times, he has also taught Greek, Latin, ocean sailing, and meteorology. Once Murray describes Dunlop as someone who might be sexually attracted to corpses, Jack is creeped out—less by the moral insinuations than by the notion that someone might find death alluring instead of terrifying—and he discontinues his German lessons.
Howard Dunlop Character Timeline in White Noise
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...will be in attendance. He begins attending private German lessons conducted by a man named Dunlop, a reclusive gentleman Murray refers him to who lives in the board housing near the... (full context)