Misfits and Madmen: My Fictional Heroes

A Listmania! list by "rocknrollsavedme"
 
The Outsider (Penguin Modern Classics)
1.  The Outsider (Penguin Modern Classics) by Albert Camus
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  "Mersault 's inability to lie is his downfall"
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Demian (Peter Owen Modern Classic)
2.  Demian (Peter Owen Modern Classic) by Hermann Hesse
The list author says:
  "Max Demian, what a star"
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Brighton Rock
3.  Brighton Rock by Graham Greene
The list author says:
  "Pinkie may be an unusual hero to list, but he is alone in a world that has no place for him"
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Amadeus: A Play by Peter Shaffer
4.  Amadeus: A Play by Peter Shaffer by Peter Shaffer
The list author says:
  "Salieri is my patron saint"
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Fantastic Mr. Fox: Unabridged (Puffin audiobooks)
5.  Fantastic Mr. Fox: Unabridged (Puffin audiobooks) by Roald Dahl
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  "Mr Fox is the Robin Hood of the animal world"
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The Secret History
6.  The Secret History by Donna Tartt
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  "Henry always finds a way..."
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Cyrano de Bergerac (Oxford World's Classics)
7.  Cyrano de Bergerac (Oxford World's Classics) by Edmond Rostand
The list author says:
  "Cyrano and his panache - inspiring"
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A Hero of Our Time (Penguin Classics)
8.  A Hero of Our Time (Penguin Classics) by Mikhail Lermontov
The list author says:
  "Pechorin is a hero for all our times"
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The Rainbow (Oxford World's Classics)
9.  The Rainbow (Oxford World's Classics) by D. H. Lawrence
The list author says:
  "Forget Women in Love, this is Ursula struggling to maintain her individuality"
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The Mill on the Floss (Penguin Popular Classics)
10.  The Mill on the Floss (Penguin Popular Classics) by George Eliot
The list author says:
  "Maggie Tulliver makes a mistake, but she's brave enough to face up to it, whatever the costs..."
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The Epic of Gilgamesh (Classics)
11.  The Epic of Gilgamesh (Classics) by N. Sandars
The list author says:
  "Enkidu journeys from innocence into the world of men"
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Sense and Sensibility (Penguin Popular Classics)
12.  Sense and Sensibility (Penguin Popular Classics) by Jane Austen
The list author says:
  "Marianne is another unusual choice, but she makes a mistake due to her natural honesty, then wholeheartedly tries to change"
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King Lear (New Penguin Shakespeare)
13.  King Lear (New Penguin Shakespeare) by William Shakespeare
The list author says:
  "Edmund is cool and Cordelia  is everything I'd like to be"
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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Penguin Popular Classics)
14.  The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Penguin Popular Classics) by Robert Louis Stevenson
The list author says:
  "Henry Jekyll is a brave man, right until the end"
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Penguin Popular Classics)
15.  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Penguin Popular Classics) by Arthur Conan Doyle
The list author says:
  "My favourite detective, and delightfully eccentric"
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Travels With My Aunt (Vintage Classics)
16.  Travels With My Aunt (Vintage Classics) by Graham Greene
The list author says:
  "Henry Pulling makes life's most important discovery"
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Dennis the Menace Annual 1998
17.  Dennis the Menace Annual 1998 by none given
The list author says:
  "Troublesome? Dennis? Never!"
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Steppenwolf
18.  Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse
The list author says:
  "Harry Haller and I have a lot in common"
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