Characters By Chapter
Christina Hale
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   Part 1
1TiborLeviAndras's brother. Protagonist.
 MiklosHorthyThe Regent of Hungary.
 AndraskaLeviTibor's brother. Protagonist. Aka: Andraska, Zsidocska, Parisi.
 MatyasLeviTibor and Andras's brother.
 Tosca The opera diva.
 ZsuzsaToronyiThe Hungarian Diva.
 MiklosYblA Hungarian who won an international competition opera house design.
 ElzaHaszThe wife of a bank director. Jozsef's mother.
 Jozsef HaszElza;s son.
 Simon The Hasz's assistant.
2ZoltanNovakThe man that Andras met. The theatre owner.
3Ingrid Jozsef's caretaker.
 MadameVThe proprietress of the boarding house.
4JokaiMorA famous novelist who escaped the Austrians.
 EmileTrelatThe school founder.
 GastonTretlatEmile's son. The school director.
 AugustePerretOne of the architect professors. Aka: Le Colonel.
 V. Bourgeois One of the architect professors.
 PierreVagoOne of the architect professors. Andras's tutor.
 Rosen Andras's Jewish classmate.
 EliPolanerAndras's Jewish classmate.
 BenYakovAndras's Jewish classmate.
 PierreFresnayA French film star.
 EvaKerenyThe girl Andras kissed.
 ProfessorTiborOne of the professors.
5BertoltBrechtA playwright.
 ClaudineVillareal-BlochThe mother of the title. The leading actress.
 MarcelleGerardThe actress who took over Claudine's part.
 George-HenriPingussonA famous architect.
 LeCorbusierA famous Swish-French architect.
6Claudel The assistant stage manager.
 Lucia The girl that Ben Yakov dated.
 MalletStevensThe school architect.
 D'Aubigne The stage manager.
 ElisabetMorgernsternThe ballet instructor's daughter.
 MadameCourbetThe wardrobe mistress.
 Pely The custodian.
7Mrs.ApfelThe Morgenstern's housemaid.
 Marthe Elisabet's friend.
 LuckyBelaAndras's father. Aka: Bela Levi, Apa.
 ZindelKohnThe man that Lucky Bela met.
 GittaKohnZindel's wife.
 FloraLeviAndras's mother. Bela's wife. Aka: Anya.
8OrsolaKorcsolyaThe baker's daughter.
 Sophie One of Claire's ballet students.
9FernandLemarqueOne of Andras's classmates.
 Medard The fifth year studio monitor.
 PresidentPemjeanThe current president.
 Mr.DupuisThe president's secretary.
 GyorgyHaszJozsef's father. Claire's brother.
   Part 2
12WilliMandlThe boy who plays piano.
 RaymondFischerA famous architect.
 DoraGordinThe Latvian-born sculptor.
 RozsaGellerThe girl Tibor falls in love with.
15VincentForestierAndras's boss.
 Marcel A young dancer. One of Klara's lovers.
 Edith Novak's wife.
16Edouard One of Klara's lovers.
17PresidentBenesThe Czech President.
 PremierDaladierThe leader of France.
 GeorgesLemainAndras' boss. An architect.
 Viktor VasilievichRomankovA famous dance instructor. Claire's dance teacher.
 OlgaSpessivtzeaOne of the great dancers.
 AlexandraDanilovaOne of the great dancers.
 SandorGoldsteinKlara's dancing partner.
 Gaspar The man who raped Klara.
 Lajos Gaspar's colleague.
 OlgaNevitskayaA famed ballet teacher.
 Masha Nevitskaya's maid.
20Ernst EduardVom RathA German diplomat.
 Grynszpan The man who assassinated Ernt Vom Rath.
   Part 3
 JanosNovakEdith and Zoltan's son.
22JoachimVon RibbentropA German politician.
 Shalhevet Rosen's new copine.
 IlanaDi SabatoThe girl Ben Yakov falls in love with.
23Hitler The leader of the Nazis.
 Mussolini The prime minister of Italy.
 Marie-Laure The tallest architect student.
 SuzanneLenglenThe deceased French champion.
24BaronessKacynskaA 16th century aristocrat.
25CountCsakyThe Hungarian foreign minister.
   Part 4
26MarkusKovacsThe clerk at the Visa office.
 MendelHorovitzAndras's former schoolmate. A member of the Hungarian Olympic team.
 JesseOwensAn Olympic gold medalist.
 Di Samuele The rabbi in charge in Tibor and Ilana's wedding.
 GyulaKohnMatyas's friend. Deceased.
27Coco The sexy woman character that Andras illustrates.
 JanosKaloziThe major.
 Grimasz Major Kalozi's first lieutenant.
 JanikaKaloziThe veteran potante commander.
 RosyButtocksThe male baboon.
 BaruchImberThe company doctor.
28Kicsi Flora's little goat.
 Noni Flora's little goat.
 Rudolf Bela's father.
 Marika Andras's new maid.
29MajorBarnaThe company commander.
   KMOF - Kozerdeku Munkaszolgalat Orszagos Felugyeloje.
 Serafina A seamstress. Matyas's lover.
 Kati Mrs. Hasz's maid.
30Marton The general. Andras's commander.
 Krisztina One of the nurses.
31TomasLeviAndras's and Claire's son.
 FrigyesEpplerAndras's former editor.
 FeketehalmyCzeydnerThe general who ordered the execution of thousands of jews.
 AdamLeviIlana and Tibor's son.
 MiklosKleinTibor's acquaintance. Former emigration officer.
 MagdolnaBrunerOne of Mr. Kleins's acquaintances.
32KarolyVarsadiThe commander Szentendre.
 Zsofia Jozsef's girlfriend.
 MoricPappThe vaci utca dealer.
33Szaboc A barge captain.
 Farago Varsadi's adjutant.
   Part 5
 Kozma Andras's new commander.
 Orban The record-master.
 Horvath A lieutenant.
 CaptainErdoAn old guard liberal.
 Zilber The electrician.
 LaszloGoldfarbAndras's colleague.
 Lukas A former plumber's assistant. One of the guards.
35Sanyi One of the servicemen.
 Jozska One of the servicemen.
 Bandi One of the servicemen.
 VilmosNagyOne of the generals.
 VonWeichThe general field marshal.
36MajorBalintAndras's new commander.
 GeneralPaulusThe German sixth army commander.
 UncleJobThe managing editor.
37Kallay The prime minister.
 Keresztes The respected surgeon.
38LajosCsatayThe new minister of defense.
 FerencSzombathelyiThe chief of the general staff.
 BertaTurkA pianist.
39DomeSztojayA prime minister.
 Rudolf Bela's acquaintance.
40FerencSzalasiThe arrow cross leader.
 Dobek A Yugoslav doctor.
41AraJerezianAn Armenian doctor.
42ErnoGeroA Hungarian communist party leader.
 ImreNagyThe Prime Minister.
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