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.
David - This narrator constantly struggles with guilt.
Giovanni - This immigrant is convicted of murder.
Hella - This character returns to Paris to get married.
Jacques - This Belgian businessman is openly gay.
Guillaume - This bar owner is from a prestigious family.
Yves - This pock-marked character dates a murderer.
Sue - This character is eager to continue an afternoon affair.
Joey - This character was best friends with the narrator as a child.
David's Father - This character wants to be a friend instead of a parent.
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