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The 100 Best Characters in Fiction Since 1900

List of books with the 100 best characters in fiction since 1900 according to Book Magazine. A ranking compiled by a panel of 55 authors, literary agents, editors, and actors in 2002.
Source: infoplease.com ·
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Avg. score: 24 of 100 (24%)
Required scores: 1, 10, 16, 23, 36   
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1
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
2
The Catcher in the Rye
3
Lolita
4
Ulysses
5
Rabbit, Run (John Updike)
6
The Hound of the Baskerville (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)
7
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
8
Ulysses
9
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (James Joyce)
10
The House of Mirth (Edith Wharton)
11
Breakfast at Tiffany's
12
Metamorphosis
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13
Invisible Man
14
Lolita
15
One Hundred Years of Solitude
16
Mrs. Dalloway
17
A Confederacy of Dunces (John Kennedy Toole)
18
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (John Le Carre)
19
To the Lighthouse
20
Native Son (Richard Wright)
21
In Our Time (Ernest Hemingway)
22
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
23
Gone With the Wind
24
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
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25
The Big Sleep
26
Heart of Darkness
27
The Remains of the Day (Kazuo Ishiguro)
28
The Baron in the Trees
29
Winnie-The-Pooh (A. A. Milne)
30
The Tin Drum
31
Wise Blood
32
Portnoy's Complaint (Philip Roth)
33
The Moviegoer
34
Brideshead Revisited
35
My Man Jeeves (P. G. Wodehouse)
36
Henderson the Rain King (Eugene Henderson)
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37
Remembrance of Things Past
38
The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)
39
The Cat in the Hat (Dr. Seuss)
40
The Little White Bird (Peter Pan)
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