Character Recommendations Based on Eponine

Natasha Rostova War and Peace

Romantic, impulsive, and captivated by the joys of life, Natasha is on the messy path of growing up

Marlena Rosenbluth Water for Elephants

Confidence in the limelight doesn't always translate to power at home

Robbie Turner Atonement

The humble son of a servant, surrounded by aristocrats

Emma Woodhouse Emma

She knows what's best for everyone else, just don't try to tell her what to do

Anna Karenina Anna Karenina

A strong, passionate woman who follows her heart – even at a great price

Quasimodo The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Though raised to think of himself as a monster, Quasimodo's heart holds nothing but compassion

Kathy Never Let Me Go

A natural caretaker who strives to find hope in even the darkest of times

Jo March Little Women

Fiery, intelligent, and opinionated, proudly unladylike Jo rebels against the restrictions of her era

Celie Johnson The Color Purple

Though life tries to break her down, Celie always finds the quiet strength to keep going

Ishmael Moby Dick

A quiet observer on a larger-than-life quest