No. 6: James Bond and Sherlock Holmes


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“British fiction’s two most famous solvers of cryptic mysteries share a definite link, one of attitude, morality, and temperament. Crudely put: they are both sods. Charming sods, delightful sods, but sods nonetheless.

Holmes is a rotter simply as a side effect of his maniacal need to instill order on everything…Bond is slightly different, but not by much. No less of a sociopath, and with no less of a cruel streak, he expects the company of women as his reward for being the best at what he does.”

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