"A home is not a building or a street or a city or something so artificial as bricks and mortar. A home is where one's family is, isn't that right?"
old tall stern smart loyal
small 9 year old who is not wise and curious
"I'm very sorry, Shmuel...I can't believe I didn't tell him the truth. I've never let a friend down like that before. Shmuel, I'm ashamed of myself."Bruno,
gretel is a 12 year old girl who is a sarcastic and immature.
"I'm thirteen years old, for heaven's sake! I can't afford to act like a child even if you can."
father is a concomitant and him and his family was transferred to outwith for his job. He is a husband and a father of a boy and a girl and he shelters his kids on what his job is really doing to people. The fury has big things in mind for him.
mother is a pretty women who is not loyal and depressed
Bruno is very curious sometimes for his own good he is the son of father and loves to explore. While exploring he came a cross a boy named shmuel on whom was on the other side of the fence. bruno had lice and had to get his head shaved and after that bruno and shmuel looked alike so bruno explored with shmuel.
shmuel is a small 9 year old jewish boy who is smart and trusting
Gretel is the daughter of father and mother and she is also the brother of bruno she has a big crush on kotler and tries to talk to him every day. she has a lot of dolls and then goes through a faze of being a big fan of the nazis.
kotler is a young man is charming and mad.
Mother doesnt get along with father very well and was not very happy about moving to outwith. She also has an affair with kotler and she is very depressed and drinks alot at the end of the book she had plans to bring the kids back berlin. but her plans were put on hold when bruno went missing.
"Some people make all the decisions for us."
shmuel is bruno's friend and they like to meet by the fence bruno got to see shmuel at his house when kotler chose shmuel to clean the glass at there house and shmuel got in trouble when bruno gave him food and then he got beaton by kotler and in the end of the book bruno came to shmuels side of the fence.
Their lost voices must continue to be heard
kotler is a young soldier that works under kotler. he had an affair with mother and father found out and decided to send him away after mother and father argued about it for a while. Bruno was very happy about him leaving because he always called him little man and mother became even more sad when he left.