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.
Abdul Medani - This character is an Army Captain working for the security forces, but who gives anonymous tips by phone to help the fugitive escape.
Adamma - This character is saved from being raped while on a bus trip.
Agatha - A flighty, religious, and judgmental house servant.
Elewa - The girlfriend of one of the main characters, this character is semi-literate and works in a textile shop. Although from humble origins, she is resilient and self-confident.
General Ahmed Lango - A duplicitous man who works his way into the...
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