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.
Father Anastasy - This character offers moral support and is considered a specialist in Judaism.
Berezhinsky - This character is an ex-soldier with swollen knuckles and a broken nose.
B. A. Bibikov - This character is divided between his suspicions that the case is weak and the pressure from his superiors to accept the accused's guilt without question.
Colonel Bodyansky - This character is present when the suspect is threatened with violence by the interrogators.
Yakov Shepsovitch Bok - This character is the fixer.
Deputy Warden - This character is the...
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