This list comes to your wonderful eyeballs courtesy of Madame Annabel Smith, she of Whisky Charlie Foxtrot fame. She likes a sassy rogue, a cheeky devil, a lovable larrikin… you get the idea. The lovable rogue is a literary trope in the form of a character, often from a dysfunctional or working-class upbringing, who tends to recklessly defy norms and social conventions but who still evokes empathy from the audience or other characters. – Wikipedia So then she decided to list her top ten favourite lovable rogues from the world of fiction.
It’s June today. A June day, today, let’s say since June began the day before yesterday. On this June day my TBR is neither pile nor stack, it is a scatter instead, in bags, on shelves, across the floor, under laptops and beds. It’s also not To Be Read but rather like quantum, a mix between the two, some To Be Read but some also read already so To Be Reviewed. I need a plan.