Character Recommendations Based on Gregor Samsa

John Yossarian Catch-22

"A crotchety old fogey of 28"

Jean-Baptiste Grenouille Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

A phenomenal sense of smell, a weak sense of morality

Marv Sin City

A brutish but principled thug who'd be right at home on an ancient battlefield

Eli Let the Right One In

Willing to do whatever it take to protect herself – forever

Don Quixote Don Quixote

The original windmill-tilter

Travis Bickle Taxi Driver

Lonely sociopath veteran and general New York City menace

Marge Gunderson Fargo

Marge embodies the very best of the American Midwest. She's kind, friendly, and fiercely honest

Jackie Brown Jackie Brown

Not your everyday flight attendant

DEATH Discworld

This affable grim reaper has a deep fondness for humanity

Annie Hall Annie Hall

Flighty, cool style icon