The Greatest Fops in Fiction

Sometimes a listicle is more than a listicle. Sometimes a series of GIFs can give voice to your secret frustrations, and sometimes the 10 Best Books to Read When You’re Lonely can actually make you feel less alone in the world. And sometimes silly post called “Most Sylish Men in Literature” can make you rethink everything you know about classic characters.

For instance, the did you know that Sherlock Holmes dressed like a Bohemian? Or that Mr. Fox’s fantastic style may have been a statement of post-modernism? Or, most unsettling, that the tattooed and eccentrically outfitted Queequeg was gave rise to American hipsters?

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