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Characters By Chapter
Remy Hale
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   Part One 1941-1942
1  East of the Sun Berlin, Spring 1941
 HanniKohnA seamstress. Simon Kohn's wife.
 SimonKohnA doctor.
 Lea Hanni's daughter
 Bobeshi Lea's grandmother.
 Azriel The angel of death.
2  The Magician's Assistant Berlin, Spring 1941
 Tante Ruth A healer.
 HoniHa-Me'agelA miracle worker.
3  The Rabbi's Daughter Berlin. Spring 1941
 Ettie The rabbi's daughter.
 Marta Ettie's sister.
 Thomas The janitor.
4  Water, Fire, Earth, and Sky
 AvaPerrinA golem.
5  The Follower Berlin, 1941
 LilliePerrinThe new name of Lea.
 KarinBeckEttie's new name.
 MargritBeckMarta's new name.
 Melahel The angel of safe travel and healing.
 Haiel The angel of courage.
 Ornael The angel of of patience who guards against sorrow.
6  In Another Country Paris, Spring 1941
 Edgar The gardener.
 AndreLeviA mathematician.
 Jules GerardSaliegeAn archbishop.
 Julien One of Professor Andre Levi's son.
 Victor One of Professor Andre Levi's son.
 MarianneFelixA housemaid.
 Claire Professor Andre Levi's wife.
 Bernard Julien's closest friend.
7  Arrival Vienne, Spring 1941
 NicolDuvalEttie's new name.
 FatherGarnierA priest.
 Queen Esther Biblical Queen of Persia.
 Charlesde GaulleFormer President of France.
8  The Girl in the Country Haute-Loire, Summer 1941
 Louis XIV King of France.
 Bluebell A goat.
10  The Disappearance Paris, Autumn 1941
 ClaudeGotlibVictor's friend.
11  Runaways Vienne, Winter 1941
 MonsieurFavreEttie's boss.
 MadameFavreMonsieur Favre's wife.
 Jean One of Ettie's new acquaintances.
 Arno One of Ettie's new acquaintances.
 Bettina One of Ettie's new acquaintances.
12  The Heron Paris, Spring 1942
 MonsieurOchesThe Levi's neighbor.
13  The Faraway Place Haute-Loire, Spring 1942
 MonsieurCazalesMarianne's neighbor.
 PastorDurandA minister.
 AndreTrocmeOne of the ministers.
 EdouardTheisOne of the ministers.
 DanielTrocmeThe principal of the school.
 Jeanned'ArcThe girl warrior.
 Albert Marianne's acquaintance.
14  Blessing Rhone Valley, June 1942
 Madeleinede MassonThe mother superior. Aka: Sister Marie.
 PaulRemondArchbishop of Nice.
 Pauline Lea's new acquaintance.
 Felicite A nun.
 Rachel Lea's roommate. Aka:Renee.
 Constance A nun.
 Sonya The housemaid.
 Etoile A pigeon.
17  The Message Ardeche, September 1942
 HenriGirardA doctor.
18  The Silver Rose Rhone Valley, November 1942
 RaoulSalomonMadeleine's grandfather.
 Milah Raoul Salomon's wife.
   Part Two 1943-44
21  Believer Vienne, Autumn 1943
 MonsieurBissetJulien's new acquaintance.
 MadameBissetMonsieur Bisset's wife.
 Alain Monsieur and Madame Bisset's son.
22  The Doctor's House Ardeche, Winter 1943
 Sarah Doctor Girard's wife.
23  Hidden Izieu, April 1944
 Lex A dog.
 Max Julien's new acquaintance.
 Teddy One of Jylien's students.
 Madame Rey A teacher.
 SabineZlatinA French Red Cross nurse.
24  The Other Side Le Chambon-Sur-Lignon, April 1944
 AhronWeistAn artist.
 Adele Daniel's wife.
 Daniel Owned a fabric shop.
26  The Red Shoes Haute-Loire, Summer 1944
 KlausBarbieThe commander and chief of the secret police.
27  Beehive House Haute-Loire, July 1944
 Queen Anne The Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
The World That We Knew suggested by Linda Klafter