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.
Elspeth Huxley - This tenderhearted child was being raised in Africa by British parents in the 1910s.
Tilly - One of the author's parents, this person helped manage the laborers on the family's farm and had a reputation for being very helpful and strong.
Robin - One of the author's parents, this person was a dreamer who believed that fortune was just around the corner.
Njombo - This person worked at the family's farm and was known as a trusted worker and friend.
Sammy - This person served as headman for...
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