My Top Ten Literary Heroes
SJ Higbee and I have been writing partners for over six years now. This is where she gets some of her inspiration. You’d have to ask real nicely to get mine.
In the interests of gender equality, I felt that I should write an article featuring my top ten literary heroes, after publishing the blog ‘My Top Ten Literary Heroines’ here. In no particular order, here they are…
1. Rincewind from the Discworld series by Terry Pratchett
The timid wizard who finds himself in the middle of adventures despite himself. I love his aversion to any form of risk – a confirmed coward myself, I’ve always found the lantern-jawed sort of hero rather offputting. I also hugely envy Rincewind his Luggage, a chest made of sapient pearwood that will swallow any amount of clothing – along with particularly aggressive characters Rincewood regularly encounters on his travels.
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