This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Eliezer - This character is a journalist who has survived the Holocaust and is riddled with guilt, filled with despair and haunted by the dead.
Kathleen - This character is the dark-haired beauty Eliezer is with the night of the accident. Like the protagonist, her struggles with guilt and shame have caused her to be incapable of happiness.
Shimon Yanai and Halina - These characters are described together because they function, in the context of the novel, as a unit. One character is the Paris representative for the Hebrew resistance movement...
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