Primo's friend;believes that bathing is one of the rights left to the inmates of the Lager.
"Zero-Eighteen"; one of Levi's first work partners. Seems as if the Life is sucked out of him.
Another of Primo's bed companions; very religious Jew; very greatful for his wound which will admit him to Ka-Be
Wlater and Primo's neighbor in Ka-Be; is a smith in the Lager; Cross besides his name in the book. GIVES Primo a spoon and knife when he is off to die.
Levi's red-haired bed mate.He was clean, does not snore, and was a great work partner.
(remember the story about the sleepers with the mud and the snow)
Once a huge factory owner; despte being worn away, still acts as the ideal prisoner: cleans himself, does not speak, and complies to the rule. Later apponted to examine all the new inmates. (Primo predicts he is still alive)
An extremely muscular dwarf; suitable for life in teh Lager, in real society would be deemed as insane.
intelligent, shrewd: knows how to survive the Lager; believes there are 3 keys to survial in the Lager: organization, pity and theft. Has many connections with officials in the camp.
Tall, thin, and blonde; he is involved with the Chemical Kommando; no sense of humor
Gave Levi a book and told him they would discuss it the next time they meet, even though Levi's death was practically inevitable (or at least it seemed). Levi hated him for it.