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Metamorphoses

Description: Stories about people who turn into animals/plants/stone or vice versa.

Members: 2 participating members (show all)

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1
9,744 members, 75 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (3), spiphany

Score: 5.35

2
11 members, 4 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (4), spiphany

Score: 5.14

3
534 members, 14 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (5), spiphany

Score: 4.98

4
540 members, 10 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

bluepiano (1): Not directly about metamorphoses but there are characters in it taken from Ovid's work. Rich and evocative and it's not essential to have read Metamorphoses first.… (more)

5
41 members, 2 reviews
3.25 stars (3.25 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (2)

Score: 3.36

Explanations:

bluepiano (2): Possibly more transformation than metamorphosis. Depicts a living creature changing over millennia into a carcinogenic matter.

6
7,607 members, 108 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.31

7
3,700 members, 55 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.31

8
1,104 members, 16 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.31

9
863 members, 26 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.31

Explanations:

spiphany (15): The story "A Stone Woman" is about a woman's gradual transformation into living stone.

10
424 members, 7 reviews
3.17 stars (3.17 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.31

11
339 members, 7 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.31

12
290 members, 9 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.31

13
210 members, 6 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.31

14
148 members, 14 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.31

Explanations:

spiphany (16): The story "Countless Stones" features people who periodically spend time as stone statues. "Blue Moon" features a woman in an old folks' home who turns into a rabbit.… (more)

15
42 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.31

16
41 members, 0 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.31

Explanations:

spiphany (17): Contains the story "Warum ich mich in eine Nachtigall verwandelt habe" (Why I transformed into a nightingale)

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15 members, 0 reviews
3.33 stars (3.33 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.31

18
7 members, 0 reviews
3 stars (3 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.31

19
3 members, 1 review

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.31

20
2 members, 0 reviews
3 stars (3 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.31

21
749 members, 55 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Score: 0

22
519 members, 31 reviews
3.41 stars (3.41 stars)

Score: 0

23
391 members, 5 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)

Score: 0

24
193 members, 7 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Score: 0

25
165 members, 8 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Score: 0

26
141 members, 6 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Score: 0

27
125 members, 14 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Score: 0

28
92 members, 3 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Score: 0

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About this list

Started by: spiphany (August 2017)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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