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Novels featuring language professionals

Description: Novels featuring language professionals: linguists, translators, interpreters, language teachers, etc.

Members: 8 participating members (show all)

All members' listSort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
275 members, 15 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (2), bluepiano (3), spiphany

Score: 8.6

2
6,094 members, 70 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (3), cpg (3), spiphany

Score: 8.28

3
6,614 members, 73 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (1), cpg (1)

Score: 8

4
783 members, 22 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (3), aulsmith (5), spiphany

Score: 7.91

Explanations:

Dilara86 (3): Centers on a "clan" of linguists and interpreters

5
1,247 members, 43 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (3), Dilara86 (15), spiphany

Score: 7.27

6
8,013 members, 130 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (2), cpg (2)

Score: 6.73

7
1,341 members, 40 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: thorold (1), spiphany

Score: 6.2

Explanations:

thorold (1): Narrator is an interpreter; lots of philosophical speculation about how meaning is tied to language.

8
1,452 members, 31 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: thorold (2), aulsmith (7)

Score: 5.82

Explanations:

thorold (2): Young man trying to make a living as an English teacher in Berlin

9
64 members, 2 reviews
3.46 stars (3.46 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (3), spiphany

Score: 5.24

10
342 members, 15 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (2), Dilara86 (24)

Score: 5.17

11
304 members, 15 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (4), spiphany

Score: 5.03

12
316 members, 6 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (6), Dilara86 (8)

Score: 4.93

13
6,039 members, 330 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (12), spiphany

Score: 4.35

Explanations:

Dilara86 (12): Main character is a linguist

14
116 members, 18 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (23), spiphany

Score: 4.02

15
507 members, 29 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (1)

Score: 4

16
431 members, 9 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (1)

Score: 4

17
235 members, 10 reviews
3.27 stars (3.27 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (1)

Score: 4

18
54 members, 7 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (1)

Score: 4

19
4,193 members, 109 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (2)

Score: 3.36

20
708 members, 12 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (2)

Score: 3.36

21
1,916 members, 39 reviews
3.33 stars (3.33 stars)

Lists: thorold (3)

Score: 3.04

Explanations:

thorold (3): Main character is an interpreter for central African languages

22
68 members, 4 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (4)

Score: 2.83

23
49 members, 1 review
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: thorold (4)

Score: 2.83

Explanations:

thorold (4): Crime story: main character is an interpreter in an international organisation in Strasbourg

24
13 members, 0 reviews
2 stars (2 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (4)

Score: 2.83

25
2,522 members, 95 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: thorold (5)

Score: 2.68

Explanations:

thorold (5): Main character is a Swiss classics teacher who teaches himself Portuguese

26
641 members, 25 reviews
3.47 stars (3.47 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (5)

Score: 2.68

Explanations:

Dilara86 (5): One of the protagonists is a translator

27
27 members, 1 review
3.32 stars (3.32 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (6)

Score: 2.56

Explanations:

Dilara86 (6): Interpreter

28
4 members, 0 reviews

Lists: thorold (6)

Score: 2.56

Explanations:

thorold (6): gay English language teacher/translator in Tokyo

29
2,487 members, 69 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (7)

Score: 2.46

30
16 members, 0 reviews
3 stars (3 stars)

Lists: thorold (7)

Score: 2.46

Explanations:

thorold (7): comedy about EFL teachers

31
216 members, 3 reviews
3.36 stars (3.36 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (9)

Score: 2.31

32
1,067 members, 37 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (10)

Score: 2.25

33
1,818 members, 52 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.2

34
779 members, 59 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.2

35
253 members, 11 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.2

36
140 members, 7 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.2

37
100 members, 12 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.2

38
90 members, 3 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.2

39
74 members, 4 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.2

40
65 members, 14 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.2

41
45 members, 4 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.2

42
45 members, 1 review
3.05 stars (3.05 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.2

43
18 members, 1 review
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (11)

Score: 2.2

44
8 members, 0 reviews
2 stars (2 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.2

45
2 members, 0 reviews

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2.2

46
2,680 members, 111 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (13)

Score: 2.11

47
93 members, 2 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (14)

Score: 2.07

48
5,632 members, 183 reviews
2.96 stars (2.96 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (16)

Score: 2

Explanations:

Dilara86 (16): French high school teacher

49
149 members, 6 reviews
3.23 stars (3.23 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (17)

Score: 1.97

50
1,426 members, 18 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (18)

Score: 1.94

51
106 members, 8 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (19)

Score: 1.92

52
2,474 members, 177 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (20)

Score: 1.89

53
267 members, 10 reviews
3.31 stars (3.31 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (21)

Score: 1.87

54
8 members, 1 review
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (22)

Score: 1.85

55
1,578 members, 111 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (25)

Score: 1.79

56
254 members, 6 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (26)

Score: 1.77

57
614 members, 11 reviews
3.37 stars (3.37 stars)

Score: 0

58
343 members, 40 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Score: 0

59
308 members, 25 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Score: 0

60
240 members, 10 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Score: 0

61
218 members, 16 reviews
3.46 stars (3.46 stars)

Score: 0

62
207 members, 13 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)

Score: 0

63
118 members, 4 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Score: 0

64
58 members, 2 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Score: 0

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Started by: Dilara86 (May 2013)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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