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Writers as Characters in Fiction

Description: Recommend novels and other fictional works that feature writers as major characters.

Members: 12 participating members (show all)

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15,318 members, 298 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
2
21,807 members, 386 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
3
16,920 members, 163 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

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Tinuvia (7): Stephen Dedalus

4
12,789 members, 197 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
5
16,604 members, 348 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
6
15,978 members, 338 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)
7
14,993 members, 364 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

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Tinuvia (3): Master

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10,985 members, 241 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)
9
10,852 members, 156 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)
10
10,768 members, 194 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

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JuliaMaria (2): Virginia Woolf

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14,475 members, 827 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
12
13,750 members, 336 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
13
13,403 members, 126 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
14
11,765 members, 232 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: si, ahef1963

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8,481 members, 153 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)
16
7,381 members, 84 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)
17
7,356 members, 257 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)
18
7,103 members, 65 reviews
3.32 stars (3.32 stars)
19
6,641 members, 54 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)
20
6,365 members, 105 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

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Dilara86 (7): Poet

Tinuvia (8): John Shade

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4,324 members, 112 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)
22
3,752 members, 77 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
23
2,312 members, 143 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)
24
1,017 members, 30 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)

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JuliaMaria (5): Gertrude Stein, gesehen von ihrem Koch

aulsmith (6): Gertrude Stein

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878 members, 10 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

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Tinuvia (4): Vergil

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501 members, 6 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)
27
22,858 members, 313 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (11): Sal Paradise, Carlo Marx, Old Bull Lee

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22,257 members, 569 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

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20,245 members, 308 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (10): F. Alexander

30
18,665 members, 443 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: hipdeep

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18,634 members, 408 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (13): Anne Shirley

32
15,666 members, 206 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (14): David Copperfield

33
15,221 members, 1,090 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: chgstrom, ahef1963

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I didn't think this was that good.

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13,286 members, 174 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

35
8,553 members, 125 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

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7,906 members, 272 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

37
6,743 members, 370 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: spiphany

38
6,382 members, 165 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

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6,046 members, 55 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

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3,221 members, 56 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (1): Van Veen

41
3,216 members, 63 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria

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JuliaMaria (6): Flaubert

42
2,986 members, 302 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: hipdeep

43
2,733 members, 91 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: si

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si (4): Don Wanderley

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2,614 members, 28 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)
45
2,394 members, 90 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

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1,398 members, 17 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: spiphany

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1,236 members, 38 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)
48
1,148 members, 33 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)
49
1,002 members, 15 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

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645 members, 40 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: aulsmith

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aulsmith (5): She's a journalist

51
618 members, 9 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (15): Goethe

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593 members, 13 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: spiphany

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534 members, 15 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (6): Leo Richter

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475 members, 20 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

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229 members, 16 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (9): Arthur

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176 members, 1 review
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria

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77 members, 1 review
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (2): Gordon Allison

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63 members, 1 review
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (12): The Subterraneans: Leo Percepied, Frank Carmody, Adam Moorad

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55 members, 0 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (5): Rousseau

60
24 members, 2 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: aulsmith

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2,463 members, 90 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: hipdeep

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Compared to Vinge's other work this isn't that good.

hipdeep (7): Main character is a poet. Also, while I haven't read Vinge's other work, this is a brilliant portrayal of the near future of higher education and "writing" in educational systems.… (more)

63
4,137 members, 44 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Not a best book, certainly not for Heinlein.

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Started by: sturlington (July 2013)

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