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Ten Favourite Literary Protagonists

I can personally relate to these classic characters.

Following on from my list of Ten Great Literary Villains, here are ten great literary protagonists. I should be clear up front that these aren’t characters I consider the definitive ten greatest, but they are ten favourites. They are ten protagonists I relate to. Here they are, in no particular order of merit.



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Simon Dillon

Novelist and Short Story-ist. Film and Book Lover. If you cut me, I bleed celluloid and paper pulp. Blog: