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Thread: books from antagonist pov

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    figuring it all out
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    books from antagonist pov

    Are there any ya fantasies that have an antagonist pov?

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    Rewriting My Destiny Cyia's Avatar
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    Brillig in the slithy toves...
    If you mean a villain's POV, sure. You're not going to get a book solely from an antagonist's POV because the main character is automatically the protagonist, even if he's the bad guy and people are rooting against him. The antagonist is simply the one keeping the main character from achieving his/her goals.

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    I find ur lack of faith disturbing mellymel's Avatar
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    I'm not sure, but if you find me, for the love of God, please let me know!
    Kristin Cashore's Fire (the sequel to Graceling) is basically told from the antagonist's POV as in the MC was the antagonist in the first book and Fire is told from his POV and he is quite villainous (IMO).
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    Maybe I should see someone . . . Tigerlilly79's Avatar
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    A Very Sunny Place
    Wicked and Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Macguire.


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    we're gonna make it out of the fire The_Ink_Goddess's Avatar
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    LIAR by Justine Larbalestier
    Scott Westerfeld's PRETTIES/UGLIES series has segments from multiple POVs, including villain POVs, in the later books.

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