Bruno is a boy that has always been curious. He has a big sister to accompany him, and also has three best friends for life, Martin, Lucas, and Daniel. He moved from his hometown Berlin, and now doesn't know where he is, whats going on, or who to be mad at.
Gretel is a girl that has always been annoying, for Bruno, her brother, describes her as "a hopeless case". She is about 12 years old, and is very annoying, and obnoxious. Even though she is 3 years older than her brother Bruno she is still as clueless as Bruno. She also has three BFF, which she had to leave behind in Berlin. But she did bring all of her dolls.
Maria is a very hard worker, she is a maid. She has been a maid for a long time. because she had even been a maid since they still lived in Berlin, at the old home.
Father is Father, the book has not told us his name. But he is Gretel, and Bruno's father. He is a very important person to the Furi. He is also called as "commandente". He is also very strict, but is still fun.
Lars is a very innocent, and hardworking buttler. He is a risk taker too, because he "saved" Bruno's life when he fell off of a swing, and Bruno's mother did not want anyone to know about what Lars did. He grew weaker, and weaker. Until he got killed, for spilling wine!!!!
Shmuel is a boy, who is a concentration camp, and he is Bruno's only friend. He is a boy who is very innocent, lonely, and depressed. And his Mom is a teacher, but I don't know where his Dad is. Shmuel is a veryu nice boy, band is very smart.