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LGBT Books: 7 Bisexual Characters in Fiction

04/19/2012 10:31 am ET | Updated Apr 23, 2012

By Daniel Lefferts for Bookish:

Billy Abbott, the protagonist of John Irving’s much-anticipated upcoming novel, “In One Person,” (out on May 8) has a decision to make. Miss Frost, his burning librarian crush, or Kittredge, the spry, charismatic wrestler? Meanwhile, he's struggling with his bisexual identity in a world that still treats heterosexuality as normative.

From Mrs. Dalloway to Top Ripley, here are seven literary characters who fall in love with both men and women.

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