This week: Esme, the Crime Boss who took in Julia and Dek after their mother’s death. Here are five quotations to give you a snapshot of who she is and her relationship with Julia.
As substitute mothers go, she’s not exactly maternal, but you’d want her on your side.
The scene ending with this interaction was a late addition to JULIA VANISHES, but it’s one of my favorite Esme moments:
Esme is just as unflappable and in control when you take her out of the Twist and plop her down in another country on the other side of the world:
What it’s like to be part of Esme’s “family”:
Next week: Meet Gregor, Esme’s colleague, the ex-aristocrat, drunkard and conman who set up the job at Mrs. Och’s house for Julia.