One uncle on the list:
Ralph NicklebyRead about another entry on Mullan's list.
In Dickens's youthful novel, Nicholas Nickleby's rich uncle Ralph is a thoughtful villain, whose "mental soliloquies" are always wound up "by arriving at the conclusion, that there was nothing like money". He is the evil genius of the novel, determined to ruin Nicholas, and made more villainous by his soft spot for his nephew's sister...
Nicholas Nickleby is one of Paulette Jiles's 12 favorite books.