Because you like Dorian Gray in Dorian Gray
Romantic, tortured, and at times cruel, Heathcliff is an intense man. See them in Wuthering Heights.
Romantic, impulsive, and captivated by the joys of life, Natasha Rostova is on the messy path of growing up. See them in War and Peace.
Robbie Turner has been accused of a crime he never committed, changing the course of his life forever. See them in Atonement.
Just because Dracula wants to suck your blood doesn't mean he's not a gentleman. See them in Dracula.
Anna Karenina doesn't want to be a respectable woman any more. She thinks respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be. See them in Anna Karenina.
Jean-Baptiste Grenouille may have a phenomenal sense of smell, but he has a weak sense of morality. See them in Perfume: The Story of a Murderer.
A champion of chivalry, Don Quixote is dutifully bringing good to the world—even when others think he's out of his mind. See them in Don Quixote.
Catherine Linton was once spontaneous and rowdy but ever since marrying the wealthy Edgar, she has morphed into a boiling pot of emotional outbursts. See them in Wuthering Heights.
As Marlena Rosenbluth is finding out, confidence in the limelight doesn't always translate to power at home. See them in Water for Elephants.
More of a sex symbol than a crime-stopper, the original Silk Spectre has now become the ultimate superhero stage mom. See them in Watchmen.
Southern belle Scarlett O'Hara is a heart-melter who has no problem looking after herself. See them in Gone with the Wind.
The black sheep of his family, Rhett Butler grew up to have charm and to see things as they are. He just doesn't give a damn anymore. See them in Gone with the Wind.