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.
Bertie - See Bishop Bertram Lampton
Detective Inspector Brockett - He discovers Lenin's books in Tucker's suitcase and therefore arrests him for the murder.
Detective Sergeant Fraser - He is Brockett's assistant.
Sir Charles Gurney - He doesn't mind giving up his mistress, not being the sensitive type, and is willing to sacrifice anything for the family--or rather for his own gain.
Lady Claire Gurney - She is a caricature of the jaded grand-dame; she play-acts the role of a highborn lady while emptily pursuing the goal of saving the family name.
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