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.
Harry Paget Flashman - He is a man regarded as a hero but sees himself as the greatest of cowards. In fact, he never tires of drawing attention to his weaknesses and shortcomings.
Maharani Jeendan - She is a woman of seemingly insatiable appetites. She also displays the qualities of a cold and calculating ruler, including a ruthlessness that seems almost superhuman.
Mangla - Despite being a servant, she is one of the most powerful individuals in the Punjabi court. Sold as a child, she works her way up in wealth...
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