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 Hannay - This character is the protagonist of the book.
The Black Stone - This is the name for the secret organization of German anarchists whose plot lies at the heart of THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS.
Franklin Scudder - This character was an American journalist who toured much of Europe.
Karolides - This character is the Greek Premier who Scudder claims will be assassinated as part of the anarchists' schemes.
Sir Harry - This character is a young, excitable man with a sense of adventure, and a desire to rise above...
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