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Creepiest children in literature from the Literary Hub

Jack from Lord of the Flies has been featured in the Literary Hub’s article on the 15 Creepiest Children in Literature. Jack earns his place by virtue of bullying and bloodthirstiness, and his loyal follower, Roger, is also mentioned, although Roger’s quiet and cruel nature is often much more frightening than Jack’s overt anger. Other ‘creepy’ children in the article include Francie from McCabe’s The Butcher Boy and Pip from Dickens’ Great Expectations. Who do you think is the creepiest child in literature?

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