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.
The Narrator - This character is Australian and lives in Sydney and is a heroin addict and introduces his girlfriend to it.
Candy - This character is a young, innocent and stunningly beautiful Australian woman who is an aspiring actress until she becomes a drug addict.
Lex - This character is an addict of a variety of drugs and helps with the overdose at the end of the book.
O'Brien - This character tells the main couple all about the heroin scene in Melbourne and gets them high their first night...
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