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 Main Character - He is being pursued by Venezuelan authorities, his own countrymen. He learns from a rug merchant in Calcutta that there is an island--Villings Island--that had been abandoned by people long ago and that it would be a perfect place in which to hide from the law.
Morel - He is an odd-looking man with a beard wearing tennis clothing. A scientist, he claims he has invented a device that is able to record movements and conversations and capture them in a photograph.
Dalmacio Ombrellieri - He is...
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