The novel's main character who witnesses events, but does not participate in them.
Sir Alastair Digby-Vaine-Trumpington
The young man who inadvertently is to blame for all of Paul Pennyfeather's troubles.
Dr. Augustus Fagan
The elderly, racist headmaster of Llanabba School.
An old Harrovian with a wooden leg and a drinking problem.
A former minister turned reluctant schoolmaster.
Llanabba's butler and an unflaggingly shady character.
One of Paul's four friends at Scone and later a member of the League of Nations.
One of Paul's students.
One of Llanabba's students of lesser status.
The mother to Lord Tangent.
A student at Llanabba School who is accidentally shot by Mr. Prendergast
An extremely wealthy woman who becomes engaged to Paul.
Margot's black escort for the Llanabba school sports.
Professor Otto Silenus
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