II. Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
III. Copyright 1980 by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
IV. Main Characters :
Dan Roberts: Dan is the main character in Shadows On The Wall . He is
constantly seeing and feeling some very strange things on his vacation . Every
morning he takes a jog very early around Micklegate Bar . He also makes a
new friend on his journey to York , England . Dan is 15 years old .
Joe Stanton: Joe is a cab driver . He and Dan become really good friends . Joe
is an old but wise man in many ways . He also takes Dan to see all the sites in
York and drives all the people around , but mostly the people staying at the
Ambrose Faw: He was the leader in the Faw family . He and Joe are also very
good friends and they have known each other for almost the whole lives .
Rose: Rose was married to Ambrose and had four kids . She is also a psychic
like her mother . She is a very kind person .
Nat: Nat was Ambrose's son . He wants to leave the gypsy clan and have
adventures when he grows up . He and Dan become good friends and Nat
shows Dan around their camp . Nat also keeps bothering Dan because he
wants to trade for Dan's belt , but Dan said no because it is the only belt he
brought with him . In the end they end up trading anyway .
Jasper: He is Ambrose's oldest son . He is also a mute , but he could talk when
he was younger . One day he came running out of the woods scared and never
talked again . Dan sometimes hears him singing in the woods . When he told
Joe he said it was more like a chant . Dan has also seen Jasper turn into a type
of monster with lime-green hair . Jasper is always staring at Dan .
Orlenda: Orlenda is Nat's older sister , she is often looking at Dan . Her
grandmother thinks that she is going to run away with a gorgio . The
grandmother considers Dan a gorgio . She barely talks to him but they are
always near each other .
Granny: the granny is Rose's mother and she can tell the... [continues]
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