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.
Blasius Bouchalka - This character is Cressida's third husband, who cheats on her with Cressida's chef, Ruzenka. Cressida is drawn to his wildness when she first sees him in a restaurant leading an orchestra.
Jerome Brown - This character is Cressida Garnet's fourth and final husband, and the one who ages her the most.
Caroline - This character is the narrator and one of Cressida's few trusted friends.
Carrie - See Caroline.
Cressy - See Cressida Garnet.
Cressida Garnet - This character is a famous concert singer-- known for her seemingly inexhaustible energy...
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