- Boo Radley
- Scout describes him as 'Malevolent Phantom' - rumours about him circulate.
- He is a recluse (person living in voluntary exclusion) emotionally damaged by his father.
- Intelligent - skillfully carves figures of the children and leaves them in the knothole
- From his house he is able to watch all life go on in Maycomb
- Loves the children: Jem and Scout as he watches them play - leaves them presents.
- Scout walks him home at the end of the novel