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.
Ange Bassignano - This character is twenty-six-years old and handsome, but not of good character. He is regarded as sly, deceitful, and quarrelsome, and he has no occupation other than as a pimp.
Bénédicte - This character helps to take care of another character.
Biscuit - An alternate name for one of the two corporals who escort the condemned prisoners.
Kléber Bouquet - This character is nicknamed the Eskimo because he once went adventuring in Alaska and is the oldest of the five condemned French prisoners.
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