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Ray Girvan

It's hard not to interpret this as a depressed outcast reading exactly the kind of books that'll reinforce his mindset: he is, basically, "emo". The narrative being set in the late 18th century, he could have read any number of more upbeat novels: Tom Jones, Tristram Shandy, The Vicar of Wakefield, Peregrine Pickle, Amelia, Humphrey Clinker ...

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