Today is World Book Day so if you haven't read any books I would move on and read something more interesting on another blog.
I like books. I like the feel, and the smell, and sometimes I quite like a good yarn.
When I was young I became every hero and heroine I read...no, no, no, strike that - things haven't changed! I have just finished lounging around on the French Riviera with Francoise Sagan in Bonjour Trieste. Not my most favourite characters but true to their time.
As it's WBD, and bookish types need to produce something a bit booky I followed some links and found this...
The Independent has made a list (aren't they just so good at lists?) about author's (the famous types) favourite fictional characters -
Find it HERE
I have many characters who have stayed with me for years but my enduring love is Granny Weatherwax, created by Terry Pratchett. She appears in a number of his Disc World novels and never fails to delight me with her insane sanity!
With a hundred or more seconds and thirds I feel I am a complete failure at making choices and will say that I love all rounded, juicy, misbegotten characters as long as they are well written.
I am a hopeless character slut!