NPR: 100 Best Fictional Characters Since 1900:

This week’s parlour game is to count up how many of these books you’ve read; needless to say, the movie adaptations don’t count. For extra credit, who would you promote and demote? I would have ranked several of the characters higher: Gulley Jimson, Molly Bloom, Geoffrey Firmin, Tom Ripley and George Smiley, off the top of my head. Oh yes, and Eeyore.