Burning for Revenge Characters

John Marsden (writer)
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Ellie Linton

Ellie Linton is the main protagonist and narrator of the story. Ellie was born and raised on a sheep farm not far from the edge of the country town of Wirrawee. Throughout her narration, Ellie often imagines the peaceful life she remembers on the farm, and she often pulls wartime inspiration from the lessons she learned from her family back home. It's clear that she loves her family and wants nothing more than to be reunited with them. It is also clear that Ellie has the deepest respect and strongest love for the Australian outback. Even when bullets are flying at her head, Ellie cannot help but marvel at the beauty of the Australian landscape. Through Ellie's narration, the reader fully understands John Marsden's own love for his home country, Australia.

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