I was kindly tagged by Stephanie over at the wonderful blog, Adventures of a Bibliophile, to do the Literary Dinner Party tag, in which you have to choose characters to join you for a fantasy gathering, which sounds like lots of fun. Let’s get started!
One character who can cook/likes to cook.
Why is Hannibal Lecter the first character I thought of?! I sincerely hope no one would want to eat what, or should I say who, he has cooked.
One character who has money to fund the party.
Stephanie definitely picked a great one for this, so I’m going to mirror her and say Jay Gatsby. Oh, the glamour!
One character who might cause a scene.
Rachel from The Girl on the Train is constantly making stupendously bad decisions whilst drunk, so let’s hope she stays off the vino or things could get ugly.
One character who is funny/amusing.
Alana from Saga has no filter when it comes to saying what she thinks, which can be pretty amusing to say the least.
One character who is super social/popular.
By walking the length and breadth of England to ‘save’ an old friend, Harold Fry of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry wins the nation’s heart, even if he never wants any of the attention. He may be a bit awkward and bumbling at times, but he’s a gentleman and indeed a gentle man.
Only one word is necessary here: Voldemort.
One couple – doesn’t have to be romantic.
Let’s go with Tweedledee and Tweedledum, just for the lols.
The heroine of Neil Gaiman’s The Sleeper and the Spindle is a young Queen who ditches her own wedding and dons chain mail and a sword to save a Princess and carve her own future instead. Yay for empowered female leads who don’t rely on men.
One under-appreciated character.
When it comes to His Dark Materials, Iorek Byrnison rightfully gets a lot of attention – I mean he is a talking, armoured polar bear after all – but let’s not forget the heroine of the tale, Lyra. She gets put through the wringer during the series but is ultimately brave, intelligent and thoughtful.
One character of your own choosing.
Hmm, let’s go with Daenerys Targaryen because maybe she’ll bring dragons, and what a party that would make.
There we have it… Quite the guest list! I’m not convinced everyone would make it out of the dining room alive 😛 Thanks again to Stephanie for tagging me. Let me know who you would choose or by all means do the tag and make a post yourself – I’d love to check them out and hereby tag you all 🙂