Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Literary Heroes: Whom Would I Invite to a Coffee/Tea Party?

My literary heroes (aka fictional characters and or/their authors) on the guest list:

1) Amy Tan (author of "The Joy Luck Club")
2) Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his creation,
3) Sherlock Holmes and his chronicler,
4) Dr. James H. Watson,
5) Stephen King
6) Agatha Christie and her detective,
7)Hercules Poirot
8) William Goldman ("The Princess Bride") and his swordsmen,
9) Inigo Montoya ("Hello my name is ---, you killed my father, prepare to die!") and
10) The Dread Pirate Westley (aka "As you Wish"),
11) The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (incl. Allan Quatermain, Mina Harker, the Invisible Man, Captain Nemo, Dr. Henry Jekyll, and Tom Sawyer),
12) Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn's creator, Mark Twain (aka Samuel Clemens),
13) Diana Gabaldon ("Outlander") and
14) her time traveling doctor, Claire Beauchamp-Fraser and
15) Clare's Scottish husband, Jamie Fraser,
16) and while we're in the UK, Ian Fleming and
17) his superspy James Bond, along with his boss
18) "M", the gadget guy,
19) "Q" and the snarky aide,
20) "Miss Moneypenny"
and to help with catering the tea/coffee party
21) Sookie Stackhouse ("True Blood")

Writers, whom would you invite?

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