Friday, May 2, 2014

Ten literary heroes with weird names

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog Alyssa Bereznak tagged ten literary heroes with weird names, including:
Moll Flanders, from Daniel Defoe’s Moll Flanders

Famous from the 1700s on, even though her name is one letter shy of the word “mold.”
Read about the other entries on the list.

Moll Flanders also appears on Maria McCann's top ten list of books on 18th-century London's perils, John Mullan's lists of ten of the best highwaymen in literature and ten of the best seductions in literature, and Freya North's top ten list of romantic fiction.

--Marshal Zeringue