Because you like Dorian Gray in Dorian Gray
Give in to the dark side with vampire Lestat; it's more fun. See them in Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles.
Kathryn Merteuil may be a vain sociopath, but you won't be able to look away. See them in Cruel Intentions.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that Elizabeth Bennet doesn't suffer fools or prideful men. See them in Pride & Prejudice.
Bridget Jones is a wanton sex goddess, struggling 30-something, and semi-hot mess. See them in Bridget Jones's Diary.
Bad-ass Rayne has sworn her life to finding and destroying her vampire dad, Kagan, and killing as many other vampires as she can in the bargain. See them in BloodRayne .
Petyr Baelish's main assets? A sharp mind, deep pockets, and no scruples. See them in Game of Thrones.
Eragon is one part brave but three parts fool. See them in Eragon.
Artemis Fowl understands the way of the world. If he wins, he's a prodigy. If he loses, then he's crazy. That is how history is written. See them in Artemis Fowl.
Never shy about sharing what she thinks, Beatrice loves to make smart remarks and keep men on their toes. See them in Much Ado About Nothing.
Eponine is a scrappy street urchin with a bad case of unrequited love. See them in Les Miserables.
Christian Grey is just as controlling in the bedroom as the boardroom. See them in Fifty Shades of Grey.
In his transformation from hardened convict to moral paragon, Jean Valjean is the kind of man we should all aspire to be. See them in Les Miserables.