The Character, Hanna, in the Novel, The Reader
Hanna has ash-blond, shoulder-length hair. Sometimes, she puts it up with a clasp at the neck. She has pale skin. Her face is a large area, harshly and womanly. Her forehead and cheekbones are high, her eyes pale blue. She has full, evenly curved lips and a strong chin. “She had a very strong and very feminine body…”
She has a wide back, hard legs, and a firm bottom. “Her skin felt smooth and soft…” As a result of her profession as a streetcar conductor, she usually wears a uniform.