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.
Albert Albinus - This character is a middle-aged art critic living in Berlin.
Margot Peters - This lead character has aspirations of acting.
Axel Rex - This character was recently a cartoonist living in New York.
Elisabeth Albinus - This character is a delicate-skinned 35-year-old wife.
Irma Albinus - This character slowly dies of pneumonia.
Herr Baum - This character has just published a 500-page novel set in Ceylon.
Udo Conrad - This character would write in French if it did not mean abandoning all that he has learned.
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