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.
Farah Aden - This Somali servant serves as interpreter with the squatters and remains on the farm throughout the entire story.
Belknap - An American, this character is a mill manager; he is an exceptional and inspired mechanic, but temperamental with unpredictable mood swings.
Karen Blixen - The name of this character is the birth name of the author.
Mr. Bulpett - This character is regarded as an ideal English person because of the character's adventures and romantic involvements.
Barkeley Cole - A neighbor and friend, this character is a British expatriate suffering...
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