Modern Library Literary Dirtbags
Modern Library Literary Dirtbag Award Winners
This is an award given monthly to a character in the books I’ve read during that month who is truly and utterly a dirtbag. Feel free to nominate your own Literary Dirtbags!!
Sept ’09-TIE (Port Moresby from The Sheltering Sky, Sebastian Dangerfield from The Ginger Man)
Oct ’09-Mr R from Wide Sargasso Sea
Nov ’09-Nicholas Urfe from The Magus
Dec ’09-Gerald Scales from The Old Wives’ Tale
Jan ’10-Willie Conklin from Ragtime
Feb ’10-Anna Quayne from The Death of the Heart
March ’10-Simon March from The Adventures of Augie March
April ’10-The unnamed Russian guy from Kim.
May ’10-Teddy Lloyd from The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.
June ’10-Tod Hackett from The Day of the Locust
July ’10-Emily Bas-Thornton from A High Wind in Jamaica
August ’10-Bertha Dorset from The House of Mirth
September ’10-the entire town of Gopher Prairie in Main Street. Backstabbing busybodies, all of them!
October ’10-Mildred from Of Human Bondage
November ’10-Everyone in A Clockwork Orange.