LitStaff Picks: Our Favorite Literary Bastards

Some characters just aren’t nice. But, that, we feel, is openbook1sort of the point. In a well written novel, there should be characters you love to hate. These aren’t necessarily meant to be the characters that are truly evil, or the ultimate villains. There are some characters that titillate the reading palate with their cynicism, their sarcasm and their down right jackass tendencies. There is a plethora of great bastards in fiction and this week we discuss just a few of our favorites.

What about you, LitStackers? Who is your favorite literary bastard? Tells us all about them in the comments below.

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