Emma Bovary, Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon, Dashiell Hammett
Daisy Buchanan, The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
Tom Ripley, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Patricia Highsmith
Edward Rochester, Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë
Humbert Humbert, Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov
Pinkie Brown, Brighton Rock, Graham Greene
Aomame, 1Q84, Haruki Murakami
Keith Talent, London Fields, Martin Amis
The Finn, “Burning Chrome” and Neuromancer, William Gibson
Tess, Tess of the d’Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy
Judge Holden, Blood Meridian, Cormac McCarthy