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 - This is the main character who is a British citizen.
Etienne - This character befriends the main character and travels with him to the beach commune.
Francoise - This is the unrivaled beauty of the beach.
Daffy Duck - This is a Scottish man who commits suicide and leaves the main character a map.
Sal - This character is the undisputed leader of the beach commune.
Bugs - This character is the boyfriend of the leader of the commune and also the much respected leader of the carpenters.
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