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8 Literary Characters We Love To Hate

Sometimes, the villains are just as captivating as the heroes.

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1. Lord Voldemort

Our favorite wizard just wouldn't be as entertaining without his archenemy. And let's face it, Voldemort is just as obsessed with Harry as we are!
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Our favorite wizard just wouldn't be as entertaining without his archenemy. And let's face it, Voldemort is just as obsessed with Harry as we are!

2. Annie Wilkes

Sure, she may chain you to a bed and smash your kneecaps, but doesn't every author secretly wish they had a fan as devoted as Annie?
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Sure, she may chain you to a bed and smash your kneecaps, but doesn't every author secretly wish they had a fan as devoted as Annie?

3. Captain Hook

If our hand was fed to an alligator, we'd be pretty grumpy too. But how satisfying is it when Peter Pan foils all of his plans?
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If our hand was fed to an alligator, we'd be pretty grumpy too. But how satisfying is it when Peter Pan foils all of his plans?

4. Moriarty

There aren't many people that can get under Sherlock Holmes' skin. Moriarty is the exception.
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There aren't many people that can get under Sherlock Holmes' skin. Moriarty is the exception.

5. Miss Trunchbull

She shot-puts, she loves chocolate, and she hates children. She's also not the sharpest tool in the shed, so we love reading how little Matilda out-smarts her.
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She shot-puts, she loves chocolate, and she hates children. She's also not the sharpest tool in the shed, so we love reading how little Matilda out-smarts her.

6. Long John Silver

Everyone loves an evil pirate. The proof is in the many Pirates of the Caribbean movies.
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Everyone loves an evil pirate. The proof is in the many Pirates of the Caribbean movies.

7. Count Olaf

He's the greedy and swindling villain in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events. Luckily the Baudelaire children are his match.

He's the greedy and swindling villain in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events. Luckily the Baudelaire children are his match.

8. Shere Khan

In the Jungle Book, sneaky and cruel Shere Khan gives a bad name to tigers everywhere. Even the Disney version of this villain is one of the more terrifying cartoon creations.
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In the Jungle Book, sneaky and cruel Shere Khan gives a bad name to tigers everywhere. Even the Disney version of this villain is one of the more terrifying cartoon creations.

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