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25 literary girls who'll break your heart

Literature is rife with villains. Just check out our malicious list of the most evil lines to ever grace the page. But there's nothing quite as dastardly as a woman with the ability to crush a heart with her words, actions and, yes sometimes, actual weapons.

We've already listed the movie girls who will break your heart but here are 25 literary heartbreakers. Steer clear okay?

Beware of spoilers...

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