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.
The Narrator - This character lives in West Berlin and tells stories.
Pommerer - This character lives in East Berlin and is the source of a number of stories about Wall jumpers.
Lena - This character is obsessive, lives with a partner in Berlin, and feels out of place in the West.
Robert - This character is a former East Berlin writer fond of vodka.
Wolf Biermann - This character is a controversial German poet who lives in East Berlin.
Walter Bolle - This character is a repeat offender of the DDR's border...
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