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Who’s on YOUR list?

Online bookseller AbeBooks conducted a poll for literature’s scariest characters. According to the site’s visitors, the top ten scariest characters are:

10. Voldemort from the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling

9. Bill Sykes from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

8. Patrick Bateman from American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis

7. The demon from The exorcist by William Peter Blatty

6. Annie Wilkes from Misery by Stephen King

5. Count Dracula from Dracula by Bram Stoker

4. Nurse Ratched from One flew over the cuckoo’s nest by Ken Kesey

3. Pennywise the clown from It by Stephen King

2. Hannibal Lecter from the novels by Thomas Harris

and the MOST TERRIFYING literary character:

1. Big Brother from 1984 by George Orwell

Who do YOU think is the scariest character from a book? Who’s in YOUR top ten?

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5 thoughts on “Who’s on YOUR list?

  1. most of those titles i havnt even heard of:((…… i didnt even know that this poll was going on.(tear, tear…) oh well i wud have voted on big brother anyway bcause that book was so intense.

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