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.
Michael Ondaatje - This person lived in Ceylon until he was eleven and longed to know his father.
Mervyn Ondaatje - This person was sent to England to attend a university, lied to his parents about attending college and suffered from dipsomania.
Doris Gratiaen - This person worked in hotels in Ceylon and England and was married fourteen years before seeking a divorce.
Lalla - This person was an eccentric who lived a wild life but spent most of her days alone.
Philip Ondaatje - This person was described as loving...
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