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Writers as Characters in Fiction

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

Members: 11 participating members (show all)

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13,622 members, 235 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
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11,431 members, 179 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
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20,362 members, 347 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
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15,930 members, 147 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

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Tinuvia (7): Stephen Dedalus

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15,168 members, 305 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
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10,471 members, 227 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)
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10,275 members, 174 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

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JuliaMaria (2): Virginia Woolf

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9,921 members, 142 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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13,871 members, 328 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

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Tinuvia (3): Master

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13,728 members, 787 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
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12,988 members, 324 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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12,758 members, 118 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
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7,842 members, 140 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)
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6,882 members, 78 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)
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6,586 members, 64 reviews
3.33 stars (3.33 stars)
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6,065 members, 48 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)
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4,044 members, 107 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)
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3,582 members, 74 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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1,673 members, 108 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
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21,179 members, 550 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
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18,987 members, 274 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

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Tinuvia (10): F. Alexander

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17,004 members, 410 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)
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14,004 members, 1,041 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: chgstrom, ahef1963, sturlington

Thumbs down: aulsmith

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

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12,518 members, 159 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)
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10,780 members, 211 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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7,951 members, 118 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)
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6,860 members, 241 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)
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5,947 members, 162 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)
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5,829 members, 91 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

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Dilara86 (7): Poet

Tinuvia (8): John Shade

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5,717 members, 55 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)
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969 members, 29 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

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

aulsmith (6): Gertrude Stein

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949 members, 11 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
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795 members, 10 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

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Tinuvia (4): Vergil

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617 members, 39 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

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aulsmith (5): She's a journalist

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442 members, 6 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)
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16,303 members, 366 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (13): Anne Shirley

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14,409 members, 195 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (14): David Copperfield

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8,789 members, 226 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)
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7,550 members, 260 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

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6,270 members, 360 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: spiphany

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3,033 members, 59 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria

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JuliaMaria (6): Flaubert

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3,011 members, 51 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (1): Van Veen

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2,728 members, 193 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)
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2,555 members, 262 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: hipdeep

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2,432 members, 26 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)
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2,283 members, 150 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)
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2,177 members, 38 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
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2,171 members, 82 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

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1,585 members, 80 reviews
3.4 stars (3.4 stars)
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1,331 members, 69 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

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sturlington (41): Virgil

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1,330 members, 15 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: spiphany

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1,190 members, 37 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)
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1,107 members, 100 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)
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1,091 members, 31 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)
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887 members, 27 reviews
3.34 stars (3.34 stars)
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567 members, 9 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (15): Goethe

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555 members, 12 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: spiphany

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496 members, 14 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (6): Leo Richter

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418 members, 20 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

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378 members, 67 reviews
3.37 stars (3.37 stars)
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346 members, 23 reviews
3.26 stars (3.26 stars)
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322 members, 15 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)
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307 members, 10 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)
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226 members, 5 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)
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198 members, 14 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (9): Arthur

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174 members, 1 review
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria

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143 members, 39 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)
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130 members, 12 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
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70 members, 1 review
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (2): Gordon Allison

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70 members, 12 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
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57 members, 1 review
3.19 stars (3.19 stars)
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54 members, 1 review
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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

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48 members, 0 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (5): Rousseau

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37 members, 1 review
3.31 stars (3.31 stars)
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21 members, 2 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: aulsmith

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21,845 members, 296 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Thumbs down: sturlington

Explanations:

sturlington (0): DNF

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

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2,347 members, 89 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: hipdeep

Thumbs down: aulsmith

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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)

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3,962 members, 42 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

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

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Started by: sturlington (July 2013)

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