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.
The Narrator - This character goes to India to learn about a woman she has never met.
Olivia Rivers - This person was involved in an extramarital affair that ended in an unwanted pregnancy. This character's ashes were scattered in the Himalayan mountains after death.
Douglas Rivers - This character served as a junior officer in the British colonial government before remarrying and returning to England with a new spouse and a child.
Tessie Rivers - This character marries a divorced person, has a sister, and one child.
The Nawab -...
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