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The Worst Fathers in the World?


Father's Day

Image Courtesy of Mario Alberto Magallanes Trejo ~ http://www.freeimages.com/photographer/mmagallan-38172

I’m foregoing a re-blog today because it’s Father’s Day (in the USA) and I’m a father

I’m also a writer so I just really Had to tell you about the post over on Medium called 10 Terrible Fathers in Literature.

As is my normal routine, I’ll give you the bullet point topics and leave it to you to head over to the full article for their descriptions

1. Old Nick in Room by Emma Donoghue

2. Culla in Outer Dark by Cormac McCarthy

3. Eugene in Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

4. Glen Waddell in Bastard out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison

5. Jack Torrance in The Shining by Stephen King

6. David Melrose in Never Mind by Edward St. Aubyn

7. James MacNamara in Down by the River by Edna O’Brian

8. Alexander Zalachenko in The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Series by Steig Larsson

9. Rabbit Angstrom in Rabbit, Run by John Updike

10. Humbert Humbert in Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

Happy Father’s Day :-)

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