Jacques Cormery - This character is the novel version of the author. He is an Algerian man in search of information about his deceased father.
Lucie Cormery or Catherine Cormery - This character is the partially deaf and mute mother of Jacques and widow of Henri. She is a maid or house worker who lives in extreme poverty.
Henri Cormery - This character is the father of Jacques. He dies in a war in France in 1914.
The Grandmother - This character is Lucie's mother and Jacques' grandmother. She is very frugal and has lived her whole life in poverty.
Victor Malan - This character is Jacques' mentor and long time friend. Jacques loves and respects him deeply. He is sixty-five and believes he will die soon.
Pierre - This character is Jacques' childhood friend and classmate. He is a good athlete, better than Jacques, but he never...
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