Top Ten Tuesday: My Favourite Literary Couples

Because it’s Valentine’s Day, the Top Ten Tuesday meme, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, is all about love.

Here are my favourite literary couples. Some aren’t quite couples, but call it wishful thinking, or just say I know they’re meant to be …

Olanna and Odenigbo in Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Roland and Maud in Possession by A.S. Byatt

Anne and Frederick in Persuasion by Jane Austen

Ellen and James in My Heartbeat by Garrett Freymann-Weyr

Dido and Simon in Joan Aiken’s Wolves of Willoughby Chase series

Nicola and Patrick in Antonia Forest’s Marlow series

Jane and Bran in Susan Cooper’s The Dark is Rising Sequence

Lyra and Will in Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials Trilogy

Jo and Laurie in Little Women

Onyesonwu and Mwita in Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor






Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s