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Lives of the Poets (and Philosophers)

Description: Historical novels which imagine scenes from the lives of well-known (real historical) writers and thinkers

Members: 5 participating members (show all)

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1
60 members, 3 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: thorold (1), JuliaMaria (7), spiphany

Score: 8.46

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spiphany (19): Hans Blumenberg

2
1,027 members, 31 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (1), JuliaMaria (6)

Score: 6.56

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aulsmith (1): Gertrude Stein

3
2,590 members, 77 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (1), spiphany

Score: 6

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JuliaMaria (1): Henry James

4
620 members, 9 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (2), spiphany

Score: 5.36

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spiphany (16): Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

5
560 members, 11 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: thorold (2), spiphany

Score: 5.36

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spiphany (17): William Shakespeare

6
31 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (3), spiphany

Score: 5.04

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spiphany (24): Thomas Mann

7
27 members, 1 review
3.36 stars (3.36 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (4), spiphany

Score: 4.83

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spiphany (9): Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

8
1,560 members, 37 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: thorold (10), spiphany

Score: 4.25

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spiphany (20): Novalis

9
130 members, 3 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (2)

Score: 3.36

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aulsmith (2): The Violet Quills

10
17 members, 1 review
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: thorold (3)

Score: 3.04

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thorold (3): Wolfram von Eschenbach, Walther von der Vogelweide, Heinrich von Ofterdingen, et al.

11
1,014 members, 25 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: thorold (4)

Score: 2.83

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thorold (4): Dog's-eye-view of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

12
10,812 members, 195 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (5)

Score: 2.68

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JuliaMaria (5): Virginia Woolf

13
307 members, 6 reviews
3.24 stars (3.24 stars)

Lists: thorold (5)

Score: 2.68

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thorold (5): How Milton might have got on if he'd emigrated to New England at the Restoration

14
221 members, 2 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: thorold (6)

Score: 2.56

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thorold (6): Milton the misogynist?

15
695 members, 14 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: thorold (7)

Score: 2.46

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thorold (7): Simonides of Ceos

16
776 members, 14 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: thorold (8)

Score: 2.38

17
491 members, 14 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (8)

Score: 2.38

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JuliaMaria (8): Dostojewski

18
920 members, 17 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (9)

Score: 2.31

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JuliaMaria (9): Dostojewski

19
767 members, 32 reviews
3.36 stars (3.36 stars)

Lists: thorold (9)

Score: 2.31

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thorold (9): Charles & Mary Lamb

20
55 members, 0 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (10)

Score: 2.25

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JuliaMaria (10): Jean-Jacques Rousseau

21
4,964 members, 92 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (11)

Score: 2.2

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JuliaMaria (11): Ludwig Wittgenstein

22
3,242 members, 63 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (12)

Score: 2.15

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JuliaMaria (12): Flaubert

23
577 members, 7 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (13)

Score: 2.11

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JuliaMaria (13): Henry James

24
391 members, 4 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (14)

Score: 2.07

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JuliaMaria (14): Machiavelli

25
3,741 members, 95 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2

26
654 members, 30 reviews
3.32 stars (3.32 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2

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spiphany (25): John Clare, Alfred Tennyson

27
215 members, 4 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2

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spiphany (5): Heinrich von Kleist

28
205 members, 9 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2

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spiphany (4): Osip Mandelstam

29
131 members, 0 reviews
4.43 stars (4.43 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2

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spiphany (14): C.S. Lewis

30
110 members, 1 review
3.18 stars (3.18 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2

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spiphany (6): Grimm Brothers

31
91 members, 4 reviews
3.07 stars (3.07 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2

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spiphany (11): Robert Frost

32
88 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2

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spiphany (7): Walter Benjamin

33
66 members, 4 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2

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spiphany (18): Franz Kafka

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51 members, 0 reviews
3 stars (3 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2

35
50 members, 2 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2

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spiphany (8): Walter Benjamin

36
49 members, 0 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2

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spiphany (3): Friedrich Hölderlin

37
40 members, 1 review
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2

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35 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2

39
30 members, 1 review
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2

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spiphany (2): Arthur Schopenhauer

40
29 members, 1 review
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2

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spiphany (1): Hugo von Hofmannsthal

41
21 members, 1 review
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2

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spiphany (15): Lion Feuchtwanger

42
14 members, 0 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2

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14 members, 0 reviews
3 stars (3 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2

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spiphany (23): Franz Kafka

44
12 members, 1 review

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2

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spiphany (12): Isaac Babel

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8 members, 0 reviews
2 stars (2 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2

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spiphany (21): Friedrich Hölderlin

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3 members, 0 reviews

Lists: spiphany

Score: 2

49
4,572 members, 327 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Score: 0

50
2,368 members, 51 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Score: 0

51
1,259 members, 80 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Score: 0

52
640 members, 9 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Score: 0

53
374 members, 5 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Score: 0

54
369 members, 13 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Score: 0

55
308 members, 13 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Score: 0

56
270 members, 3 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)

Score: 0

57
247 members, 15 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Score: 0

58
195 members, 11 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Score: 0

59
182 members, 9 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Score: 0

61
147 members, 6 reviews
3.18 stars (3.18 stars)

Score: 0

62
97 members, 3 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Score: 0

63
80 members, 6 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Score: 0

64
34 members, 0 reviews
2.5 stars (2.5 stars)

Score: 0

65
28 members, 1 review
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Score: 0

66
25 members, 1 review
3.25 stars (3.25 stars)

Score: 0

67
14 members, 0 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Score: 0

68
13 members, 1 review
3.33 stars (3.33 stars)

Score: 0

69
6 members, 0 reviews
3 stars (3 stars)

Score: 0

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Started by: spiphany (August 2013)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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