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Updated Aug 9, 2014
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Seven-year-old heroine who has her confidence in her social position, education, & the Victorian virtue of good
manners challenged by a strange fantastic world.
Former Hogwarts student Tom Riddle, and wizard world's supreme villain who killed Harry Potter's parents,
referred to as 'He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named.'
Deformed abandoned child, raised by Archdeacon Claude Frollo of Notre Dame, whose name literally means, 'half-made.'
Young, impoverished Gascon nobleman who comes to make his fortune in Paris, takes on the Three Musketeers,
and eventually joins them.
Tiny Tim's father who works for Ebenezer Scrooge.
A physician & poet whose idealism & principles stand in contrast to the brutality of WWI, the February & October Revolutions, the Russian Civil War, and the Red Terror.
Redhead who because he resembles the King of Ruritania takes his place when the king is drugged and imprisoned,
but eventually rescues the king.
French prostitute who destroys every man who pursues her, and ends up dying a horrible death from smallpox.
Short, stumpy Roman Catholic Priest and detective with an uncanny insight into human evil,
who uses intuition to solve cases.
Nameless English gentleman inventor living in Richmond, Surrey, who lectures his dinner guests on Time being a fourth dimension, then goes on a fantastic journey through time.
Nickname of the orphan, who befriends the escaped convict Abel Magwitch and also serves as narrator of the novel.
Title character who violates King Creon's decree by burying her brother and is thus condemned to death.
Eccentric owner of the chocolate factory who
while being benevolent, is also judgmental,
and does not tolerate people's foibles.
Lucie Manette's husband, a French aristocrat who risks his life to return to France to save Gabelle, and is himself
saved from the guillotine by Sydney Carton.
18-year-old flower girl whom the phoneticist
Professor Henry Higgins teaches to speak properly.
Passionate, intemperate, oldest of three sons,
who vies with his father for the hand of Grushenka,
and is charged with patricide.
Narrator and hero from a financially stable but emotionally hollow family, dissatisfied with life, he finds modest success as a student & painter, but doesn't fare as well as a soldier.
Bride who tells 1001 stories to her husband,
the Sultan Schahriah, in order to save her life.
Intelligent but gullible hero who travels to four fictitious lands and encounters many absurdities, never seeing the humor or satire inherent in the events.
British intelligence chief featured in a series of John
Le Carre's novels such as Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.
Strong-willed orphan and proponent of gender and
social equality who falls in love with Mr. Rochester
while employed as governess for his ward.
Character who frequently mixes up
similar-sounding words, such as
'She's as headstrong as an allegory on the banks of the Nile.'
A diabolical Jewish hypnotist of Eastern European origins who seduces, dominates, and controls Trilby, a young English girl, and makes her into a famous singer.
Peter Pan's friend who serves as a mother to
the Lost Boys.
Young, romantic, intelligent, fierce, hypocritical 19-year old obsessed with becoming a modern day Napoleon, but always lets those around him choose his own path.
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