The 6 Best Dads in Literature

Celebrate these stand-out father figures.

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1) Mr. Bennet

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Pride and Prejudice

By Jane Austen

2) Matthew Cuthbert

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Anne of Green Gables

By L. M. Montgomery

3) Mr. Emerson

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A Room with a View

By E. M. Forster

4) Atticus Finch

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To Kill a Mockingbird

By Harper Lee

5) Johnny Nolan

best dads in literature

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

By Betty Smith

6) Thomas Schell

best dads in literature

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

By Jonathan Safran Foer