Janet over at Joyful Jottings: http://joyfuljottings-janet.blogspot.com/
made a list of literary characters she'd like as friends for her Thursday Thirteen offering yesterday. I'm hoping a lot of people will follow her example and post their own lists. I'm not going to wait till next Thursday. I'll call mine Friday favorites.
These are not in any particular order.
1. Beth in Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
2. Emily Pollifax in the Mrs. Pollifax series by Dorothy Gilman
3. Horace Rumpole in the Rumpole series by John Mortimer
4. Bertie Wooster in the Jeeves and Wooster books by P.G. Wodehouse
5. Archie Goodwin in Rex Stout's Nero Wolfe mysteries
6. Mrs. Dalloway in the book of the same name by Virginia Woolf
7. Mrs. Miniver in the book of the same name by Jan Struther
8. Venetia in Hens Dancing, and Summertime by Raffaela Barker
9. Isabel Dalhousie in the Sunday Philosophy Club series by Alexander McCall Smith
10. Mma Ramotswe in the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series by Alexander McCall Smith
11. Dave in Stuart McLean's Vinyl Cafe stories
12. Morley in Stuart McLean's Vinyl Cafe stories
13. Rob Fleming in High Fidelity by Nick Hornby