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.
Richard Mayhew - This character is a recent transplant to London, where he now pursues a career in securities and is forced to confront his fears and overcome his preconceived notions of the world.
Door Portico - This character is an opener. She can open anything that might conceivably be opened, even people, creating passageways.
Mr. Croup - This is one of the two otherworldly assassins pursuing the opener. He is the more talkative and witty of the two.
Mr. Vandemar - While no less sadistic than his partner, this character...
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