Literature > Antihero

    A Coffin for Dimitrios by Eric Ambler

A chance encounter with a Turkish colonel leads Charles Latimer, the author of a handful of successful mysteries, into a world of sinister political and criminal maneuvers. At first merely curious to reconstruct the career of the notorious Dimitrios, whose body has been identified in an Istanbul morgue, Latimer soon finds himself caught up in a shadowy web of assassination, espionage, drugs, and treachery that spans the Balkans.

Year: 1939
Genre: AntiheroEspionage

    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

"You don't know about me, without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, but that ain't no matter. That book was made by Mr. Mark Twain, and he told the truth, mainly. There was things which he stretched, but mainly he told the truth."

Year: 1884
Genre: AdventureAntihero

    The Godfather by Mario Puzo

With its brilliant and brutal portrayal of the Corleone family, The Godfather burned its way into our national consciousness. This unforgettable saga of crime and corruption, passion and loyalty continues to stand the test of time, as the definitive novel of the Mafia underworld.

Year: 1969
Genre: AntiheroCrime FictionOrganized Crime

 

TitleAuthorGenres & Tags

A Coffin for Dimitrios Eric Ambler AntiheroEspionage
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain AdventureAntihero
The Godfather Mario Puzo AntiheroCrime FictionOrganized Crime