Who is the hottest villain in literature?

by | Sep 25, 2019 | Books | 3 comments

Book cover of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

On Monday we talked about what makes a good villain. But let’s be honest. Sometimes the villains are kind of hot.

Which villain in literature would you totally make out with?

If I were being honest with myself I’d probably have to go with Amy from Gone Girl (the book version). And no, I’m not proud.

What about you?

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3 Comments

  1. abc

    It’s been a long while since I read it, but maybe Henry from The Secret History. Tall, pale, dark-haired, confident, and somewhat posh intellectuals usually get me. Feeling certain there is a better answer and probably I need to read more classics. Amy is smart and witty!

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  2. Lisa

    The best villain hands down, is Dr. Hannibal Lecter.

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  3. Tracey Phillips

    Joe Goldberg of course. From Carolyn Kepnes’s You and Hidden Bodies. Bad to the core, even though he doesn’t know he is. And yeah, I think he has the came kind of allure that Amy Dunne has. (ick!)

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