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Writers as Characters in Fiction

Description: Books that feature writers as major characters.

Members: 14 participating members (show all)

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1
16,667 members, 324 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
2
14,270 members, 220 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
3
23,066 members, 409 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
4
11,404 members, 257 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)
5
17,923 members, 375 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)
6
17,847 members, 177 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Explanations:

Tinuvia (7): Stephen Dedalus

8
11,713 members, 166 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
9
11,186 members, 204 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

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JuliaMaria (2): Virginia Woolf

10
4,599 members, 119 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)
11
16,072 members, 380 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

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Tinuvia (3): Master

12
15,246 members, 850 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
13
14,334 members, 347 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
14
14,010 members, 141 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
15
12,583 members, 252 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
16
8,765 members, 154 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)
17
7,826 members, 264 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)
18
7,801 members, 87 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)
19
7,547 members, 68 reviews
3.32 stars (3.32 stars)
20
7,088 members, 61 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)
21
3,905 members, 87 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
22
2,856 members, 157 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)
23
23,066 members, 578 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
24
21,456 members, 328 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

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Tinuvia (10): F. Alexander

25
16,127 members, 1,120 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: chgstrom, ahef1963, sturlington

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

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

26
13,763 members, 176 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
27
9,022 members, 130 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)
28
6,819 members, 174 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)
29
6,709 members, 117 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Explanations:

Dilara86 (7): Poet

Tinuvia (8): John Shade

30
6,388 members, 59 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)
31
2,948 members, 96 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: si, sturlington

Explanations:

si (4): Don Wanderley

32
1,073 members, 31 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Explanations:

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

aulsmith (6): Gertrude Stein

33
1,048 members, 17 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
34
950 members, 10 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

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Tinuvia (4): Vergil

35
678 members, 41 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

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aulsmith (5): She's a journalist

36
513 members, 7 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)
37
21,308 members, 456 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Explanations:

Tinuvia (13): Anne Shirley

38
20,042 members, 465 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: hipdeep

39
16,665 members, 214 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Explanations:

Tinuvia (14): David Copperfield

40
8,219 members, 278 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

41
7,242 members, 387 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: spiphany

42
3,722 members, 243 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
43
3,413 members, 59 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Explanations:

Tinuvia (1): Van Veen

44
3,412 members, 336 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: hipdeep

46
3,389 members, 66 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria

Explanations:

JuliaMaria (6): Flaubert

47
3,113 members, 192 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
48
2,804 members, 35 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)
49
2,598 members, 93 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

50
2,459 members, 182 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)
51
1,759 members, 87 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)
52
1,476 members, 22 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: spiphany

53
1,304 members, 41 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
54
1,221 members, 33 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)
55
925 members, 27 reviews
3.29 stars (3.29 stars)
56
654 members, 10 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (15): Goethe

57
634 members, 15 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: spiphany

58
588 members, 80 reviews
3.28 stars (3.28 stars)
59
570 members, 17 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Explanations:

Tinuvia (6): Leo Richter

60
517 members, 30 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: merrystar

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511 members, 23 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

62
489 members, 27 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)
63
449 members, 25 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
64
350 members, 16 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)
65
281 members, 21 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)
66
263 members, 6 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)
67
246 members, 18 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (9): Arthur

68
184 members, 1 review
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria

69
175 members, 13 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)
70
166 members, 17 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)
71
163 members, 7 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)
72
132 members, 13 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)
73
105 members, 16 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)
74
102 members, 5 reviews
3.28 stars (3.28 stars)
75
100 members, 11 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)
76
85 members, 1 review
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Explanations:

Tinuvia (2): Gordon Allison

77
81 members, 3 reviews
3.41 stars (3.41 stars)
78
76 members, 8 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)
79
69 members, 1 review
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Explanations:

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

80
63 members, 1 review
3.15 stars (3.15 stars)
81
57 members, 0 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (5): Rousseau

82
25 members, 2 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: aulsmith

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24 members, 2 reviews
3 stars (3 stars)
85
23,706 members, 326 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Thumbs down: sturlington

Explanations:

sturlington (0): DNF

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

86
2,578 members, 93 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 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)

87
4,315 members, 46 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)

Type: Unnumbered

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