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Ten Great Literary Villains

From witches to whale hunters to Woundwort… My most memorable antagonists in fiction.

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A strong antagonist is vital in any dramatic tale, and where there are heroes, there must also be villains. Here then are ten of my favourite literary villains, in no particular order of merit. I’ve decided to omit plays, so no Lady Macbeth, Captain Hook, or other classic…

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Simon Dillon

Simon Dillon

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