She is a German girl growing up in the town of Burgdorf in the Fifties and Sixties.
She is the daughter of the local midwife.
She is a wild spirit and an artist.
He is a kind, gentle man who is much older than his young, impetuous wife.
He is Klara's son.
She is Hanna's family's maid.
She is the town's pay librarian.
She is a girl the same age as Hanna and they were friends as children.
He was the local butcher.
He is a tenant in Hanna's family home.
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