10 Memorable characters from Books Whose Names Begin with ‘S’

Here are 10 Memorable characters from Books Whose Names Begin with ‘S’, whose stories continue to resonate with readers around the globe.

Scout Finch (“To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee)

In the heart of the racially divided American South, a young girl grows up with the innocence and curiosity that challenges the entrenched prejudices of her time.

Severus Snape (“Harry Potter” series by J.K. Rowling)

The corridors of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry are filled with many enigmatic figures, but perhaps none as complex and misunderstood as the Potions Master with loyalties that seem to shift like shadows.

Sherlock Holmes (“Sherlock Holmes” series by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)

The fog-laden streets of Victorian London have never been the same since the introduction of the detective with a penchant for solving the unsolvable.

Santiago (“The Old Man and the Sea” by Ernest Hemingway)

The vast, unforgiving sea becomes the stage for an epic battle of wills between an aging fisherman and the giant marlin he is determined to catch.

Sydney Carton (“A Tale of Two Cities” by Charles Dickens)

Amidst the chaos and bloodshed of the French Revolution, a man finds his purpose in the most unlikely of acts—sacrifice for another’s happiness.

Sansa Stark (“A Song of Ice and Fire” series by George R.R. Martin)

In the brutal, power-hungry world of Westeros, a girl destined for a simple life of nobility is thrust into the deadly game of thrones, where she must learn to navigate treachery, betrayal, and loss.

Silas Marner (“Silas Marner” by George Eliot)

Isolation and betrayal turn a simple weaver into a recluse, until an unexpected event brings light back into his darkened world.

Sophie Neveu (“The Da Vinci Code” by Dan Brown)

A young woman finds herself at the heart of one of the greatest mysteries of her time, using her intelligence and expertise to unlock secrets that have been hidden for centuries.

Sirius Black (“Harry Potter” series by J.K. Rowling)

Marked as a traitor and imprisoned in the most notorious wizarding prison, this character’s story is a poignant reminder of the miscarriages of justice and the enduring strength of love and loyalty.

Sethe (“Beloved” by Toni Morrison)

In Toni Morrison’s “Beloved,” the psychological and emotional scars of slavery are personified in the life of a mother who makes an unimaginable choice under the most harrowing of circumstances.