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Top 30 Literary Villains

Top 30 Villains in Literature

The fictional villains we love to hate

Love them or hate them, villains provide some of the most memorable characters in Literature. From the blood-sucking Count Dracula to Shakespeare's dastardly Iago, Stylist looks back at some of our favourite literary nasties.

Click on any of the images below to launch the gallery. Missed one out? Tweet us @StylistMagazine to let us know your ultimate literary villain

Words: Dipal Acharya

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