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.
Xavier March - He is the main character and a detective in the German Kriminalpolizei (Kripo). He was one of the youngest U-boat commanders in the Reich.
Max Jaeger - This character is described as a shambling, untidy hulk of a man. His nickname is the Bear.
Charlotte (Charlie) Maguire - This character is a twenty-five-year-old American journalist living in Berlin.
Josef Buhler - This character's body is found in a lake at the beginning of the novel.
Globus, (Odilo Globocnik) - This character is the Gestapo officer heading the investigation...
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