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Author Topic: book characters you'd like to have dinner with  (Read 78388 times)
llanfair
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« Reply #30 on: September 01, 2011, 8:35:07 PM »

Doonesbury! Excellent suggestion.  Zonker has a lot in common with my dad.

Morley and Dave from The Vinyl Cafe, the world's smallest record store.  And their kids - I think Sam, in particular, would be good company.
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« Reply #31 on: September 07, 2011, 12:26:08 PM »

Atticus Finch would be cool, but I really want to have dinner with a grown-up Scout.
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« Reply #32 on: September 07, 2011, 4:55:16 PM »

Atticus Finch would be cool, but I really want to have dinner with a grown-up Scout.

That really would be something. I think she'd be working for the Southern Poverty Law Center.
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« Reply #33 on: September 07, 2011, 5:33:42 PM »

Tyrion Lannister-even though Jaime is prettier
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« Reply #34 on: September 07, 2011, 7:01:14 PM »

Sofia from The Color Purple.  She'd be a hoot.
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« Reply #35 on: September 08, 2011, 1:02:29 AM »

Another vote for Lord Peter and Harriet--and definitely the Dowager and Bunter along with them (and Bunter's wife as well, if you're a fan of the new Jill Paton Walsh novels).  Anthroid, I don't know about a forensic anthropologist from Sharyn McCrumb, but Elizabeth MacPherson and her brother (what was his name?) would be on my list. And speaking of lowbrow tastes...does anyone else love Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series? I would definitely be inviting not only Claire, but Bree and Roger, and maybe even Jamie! Further, I simply cannot imagine any gathering of mine without Amelia Peabody Emerson and the inimitable Radcliffe Emerson, not to mention Ramses and Nefret and their appalling amazing offspring.
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« Reply #36 on: September 08, 2011, 7:45:56 AM »

Bunter with a wife? I'm having trouble imagining such a woman. I'll have to take a look at the books.
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« Reply #37 on: September 08, 2011, 10:24:43 AM »

Bluebell from Watership Down would be good company.  I've always loved a witty poet.  And Mr Knightley from Emma (preferably in the guise of Jeremy Northam).
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« Reply #38 on: October 26, 2011, 1:59:45 AM »

holden caulfeild from the catcher in the rye, but hed probably keep calling me a phony. was one of the only books i read in high school (ya laugh, i was dumb).
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« Reply #39 on: October 26, 2011, 3:19:17 PM »

holden caulfeild from the catcher in the rye, but hed probably keep calling me a phony. was one of the only books i read in high school (ya laugh, i was dumb).

I'd like to have his sister Phoebe to dinner.  She had her head on straight.

(IH, a gentle reminder: on these fora we use standard spelling/capitalization/punctuation/grammar.)
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« Reply #40 on: October 27, 2011, 2:19:24 AM »

holden caulfeild from the catcher in the rye, but hed probably keep calling me a phony. was one of the only books i read in high school (ya laugh, i was dumb).

I'd like to have his sister Phoebe to dinner.  She had her head on straight.

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« Reply #41 on: October 27, 2011, 8:35:38 AM »

holden caulfeild from the catcher in the rye, but hed probably keep calling me a phony. was one of the only books i read in high school (ya laugh, i was dumb).

I'd like to have his sister Phoebe to dinner.  She had her head on straight.

(IH, a gentle reminder: on these fora we use standard spelling/capitalization/punctuation/grammar.)


Will do my good man. ;]

A: You need a comma after the word "do."

B: Llanfair is no man. Surely, since you have undoubtedly followed the standard netiquette protocol of lurking in a community and coming to know it before posting, you know that.

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« Reply #42 on: October 27, 2011, 8:39:32 AM »

Atticus Finch would be cool, but I really want to have dinner with a grown-up Scout.

I'd prefer Dil. His character was based on Truman Capote. That might be interesting.
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« Reply #43 on: October 27, 2011, 3:55:46 PM »

I guess it would be Murdstone from Dickens' David Copperfield.  I would hope to get some pointers from him on educational methods.
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« Reply #44 on: October 27, 2011, 4:22:19 PM »

holden caulfeild from the catcher in the rye, but hed probably keep calling me a phony. was one of the only books i read in high school (ya laugh, i was dumb).

I'd like to have his sister Phoebe to dinner.  She had her head on straight.

(IH, a gentle reminder: on these fora we use standard spelling/capitalization/punctuation/grammar.)


Will do my good man. ;]

A: You need a comma after the word "do."

B: Llanfair is no man. Surely, since you have undoubtedly followed the standard netiquette protocol of lurking in a community and coming to know it before posting, you know that.

C: [redacted]

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So I'm guessing you want me to get to know everyone before posting on here.
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