Character Recommendations Based on Lolita

Susanna Kaysen Girl, Interrupted

Aspiring writer, despairing young woman who struggles with suicidal thoughts

Alice Closer

Lying is the most fun a girl can have without taking her clothes off

Amy Dunne Gone Girl

An innocent housewife turned missing person. Then again, maybe Amy isn't quite as "amazing" as she seems

Rebecca Doppelmeyer Ghost World

A former high school outcast who's tentatively shaking off her misanthropic personality

Anna Karenina Anna Karenina

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

Marlena Rosenbluth Water for Elephants

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

Kathy Never Let Me Go

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

Rayon Dallas Buyers Club

Kinder to the world than the world is to her

Alex DeLarge A Clockwork Orange

Violent but witty psychopath