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Self-Help Books for the (Sort of) Helpless Fictional Characters

There are a plethora of self-help books out there. Anyone finding themselves at whatever kind of crossroad can probably find a conveniently titled self-help book to suit their individual needs. If you’ve experienced it, you can be sure someone’s written about it. There are some truly bizarre titles out there. For your amusement, we’ve paired these up with some equally bizarre characters.

1) Hannibal Lecter from Thomas Harris’s Hannibal

2) Seamus Finnigan from J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series

3) Queen Titania from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

4) Isabella Linton from Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights

5) Levin from Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina

6) Zeus from the Greek mythologies

7) Mr. Collins from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice

8) Mary Musgrove from Jane Austen’s Persuasion

9) Legolas and Gimli from J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Fellowship of the Ring

Faustina Paustin


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