Character Recommendations Based on Ned Land

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

Ishmael Moby Dick

A quiet observer on a larger-than-life quest

Gregor Samsa The Metamorphosis

An ordinary man in an abnormal predicament

Natasha Rostova War and Peace

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

Phoebe Caulfield The Catcher in the Rye

A wise-beyond-her-years 10-year-old with an empathetic spirit

Miss Havisham Great Expectations

The creepiest old rich lady in town

Catherine Linton Wuthering Heights

As a child, Catherine was always free-spirited and chatty. Now, she's more emotional than ever

Rick Blaine Casablanca

Rick doesn't stick his neck out for anybody. At least that's what he tells himself