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.
Basil Pascali - This character is a paid informant of the Ottoman Empire, and has been living on a small Greek island for twenty years, reporting to the Sultan in Constantinople the activities of the residents.
Anthony Bowles - A self-proclaimed amateur archeologist, this character has come to the island under the pretense of research.
Lydia Neuman and Pasha - Spanish in origin, but of Jewish extraction, this character's family now lives in France. Coming from a wealthy family, this character is a painter, and the love interest of Pascali.
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