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Favorite literary character
« on: November 12, 2016, 10:13:05 PM »
 Nathan Brazil in the Well World series (yeah OK ,I know :rolleyes:) and T.S Garp in the World according to Garp .

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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2016, 10:25:05 PM »
The Cat in the Hat.
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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2016, 10:28:05 PM »
Don Martin, MAD
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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2016, 10:28:40 PM »
 Charlie , the Cat , along with Winnie the Pooh are two of my faves  :laugh:

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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2016, 10:29:30 PM »
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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2016, 10:33:42 PM »
Dr Gonzo.....

who, by the way....was also portrayed by





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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #6 on: November 12, 2016, 10:42:28 PM »
 Alexander Portnoy in Portnoy's complaint .

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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #7 on: November 12, 2016, 10:45:02 PM »
Dr Gonzo.....

Yeah, he was pretty darned good.  I think I'll go put 75 psi in my Mille's tires to make it handle better.
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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #8 on: November 13, 2016, 06:57:52 AM »
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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #9 on: November 13, 2016, 06:59:56 AM »
Maurice Conchis?
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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #10 on: November 13, 2016, 07:44:41 AM »
Fanny Hill........

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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #11 on: November 13, 2016, 07:58:06 AM »
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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #12 on: November 13, 2016, 01:23:52 PM »
 Conor Larkin in the Leon Uris novel Trinity .

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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #13 on: November 13, 2016, 02:14:09 PM »
a) Skink
b) Dortmunder
c) Henry Wiggins
d) Odysseus has to be in there

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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #14 on: November 13, 2016, 02:29:35 PM »
Scrooge. Tt's why I haven't upgraded my rear shocks.

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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #15 on: November 13, 2016, 03:09:47 PM »
 Gotlieb Wut from the book, Setting free the bears.  Second place goes to Sigfried Yavotnik in the same book.
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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #16 on: November 13, 2016, 07:11:49 PM »


Arthur Dent, of course...

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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #17 on: November 13, 2016, 07:46:09 PM »
The Judge in Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian
Don Juan in A Separate Reality and Tales of Power by Carlos Castaneda
Douglas Spaulding in Ray Bradbury's Dandelion Wine

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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #18 on: November 13, 2016, 08:01:12 PM »
Philip Marlowe
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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #19 on: November 13, 2016, 09:06:56 PM »
 Theophilus Crowe , the stoner Constable in Christopher Moore's books .

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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #20 on: November 13, 2016, 09:24:16 PM »
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+1 on this...my favorite character from Greek Mythology...no doubt.

For modern times, I'd say:
Dirk Pitt from any book of Clive Cussler = always the adventurer
Jason Bourne from Robert Ludlum and continuation of the series
Nicholas Linnear from Eric Van Lustbader  http://www.ericvanlustbader.com/nicholas-linnear-novels/
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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #21 on: November 13, 2016, 11:07:56 PM »
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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #22 on: November 14, 2016, 12:44:46 AM »
Tomlinson, from the Doc Ford novels. Skink pretty cool, too.


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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #23 on: November 14, 2016, 06:42:35 AM »
Horatio Hornblower

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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #24 on: November 14, 2016, 07:14:06 AM »
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Re: Favorite literary character
« Reply #25 on: November 14, 2016, 09:33:41 AM »
I can't just pick one...

From Harry Potter (I grew up on these books, read them many times):

Hermoine Granger (my wife dressed up as her this year for a convention! :) )

Remus Lupin (I dressed up as Remus at the same convention!)

From Discworld:
Death (See the movie "Colour of Magic" if you get a chance!")
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