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Making a List: Top Five Most Crush-Worthy Women of Literary Fiction

Time for the ladies of literature! Tell us who your literary valentine is this year?

5. Caris from World Without End


Caris Wooler is a feisty merchant’s daughter. Beautiful, deeply intelligent, and courageous, she’s one of the few characters in the novel unafraid to stand up to the bullying and corrupt church. She’s also an accomplished nurse. This is an adventuresome woman, not the sort to sit around on the couch, content to watch TV and eat bonbons.

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