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.
Magistrate - This character is a civil servant and the narrator of the events that occurred during the time when he was in charge of administration of a frontier colonial town. He represents law while also trying to provide an account of what happened during his administration.
Colonel Joll - This character is in charge of the army while being part of the Third Bureau, an intelligence agency. He is an expert in extracting evidence under torture.
Girl - This character has been tortured and partially blinded during the investigation and...
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