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Best French Books

Description: Books set in France or by French authors. Also see the list of books set in Paris: http://www.librarything.com/list/9696/all/The-City-of-Literature-Books-Set-in-Pa...

Members: 13 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
26,984 members, 357 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), aulsmith (3), KimarieBee (5), raperper (7)

Score: 11.54

2
20,121 members, 307 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), Dilara86 (1), roby72 (2)

Score: 11.36

3
5,553 members, 58 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: raperper (3), roby72 (5), aulsmith (5), Dilara86 (7)

Score: 10.85

4
10,258 members, 126 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: raperper (4), aulsmith (4), roby72 (6), Dilara86 (11)

Score: 10.41

5
18,758 members, 256 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: raperper (1), Dilara86 (2), roby72 (4)

Score: 10.19

6
9,011 members, 598 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (1), dara85 (3), ahef1963 (15)

Score: 9.07

7
2,874 members, 43 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: thorold (2), Dilara86 (3), roby72 (13)

Score: 8.51

8
6,562 members, 225 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (2), aulsmith (7), ahef1963 (9)

Score: 8.13

9
8,380 members, 308 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: Barbara.Lohr (1), Dilara86 (13), roby72 (26)

Score: 7.88

10
15,440 members, 195 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (2), raperper (5), roby72 (37)

Score: 7.66

11
4,590 members, 74 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: thorold (3), roby72 (7), Dilara86 (22)

Score: 7.35

12
450 members, 37 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (1), inge87 (6)

Score: 6.56

13
1,958 members, 65 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (2), inge87 (4)

Score: 6.19

14
638 members, 10 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: inge87 (1), Dilara86 (12)

Score: 6.15

Explanations:

Dilara86 (12): Provence

15
2,882 members, 35 reviews
4.5 stars (4.5 stars)

Lists: roby72 (1), Dilara86 (19)

Score: 5.92

16
5,060 members, 70 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: roby72 (3), thorold (4)

Score: 5.87

17
2,464 members, 32 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: thorold (18), roby72 (20), Dilara86 (23)

Score: 5.66

18
1,290 members, 20 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: thorold (1), roby72 (41)

Score: 5.58

19
7,126 members, 145 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (1), Barbara.Lohr (2)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 5.36

20
1,416 members, 25 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: EMS_24 (2), Dilara86 (16)

Score: 5.36

21
3,249 members, 58 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: thorold (5), aulsmith (6)

Score: 5.23

22
14,516 members, 353 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (3), ahef1963 (16)

Score: 5.04

23
17,780 members, 319 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: raperper (2), roby72 (34)

Score: 5.02

24
2,711 members, 80 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (3), ahef1963 (19)

Score: 4.96

25
273 members, 4 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: inge87 (3), Dilara86 (21)

Score: 4.91

26
1,327 members, 16 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (4), roby72 (24)

Score: 4.64

27
7,617 members, 52 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (8), roby72 (10)

Score: 4.63

28
471 members, 8 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: inge87 (5), Dilara86 (20)

Score: 4.57

Explanations:

Dilara86 (20): Provence

29
7,134 members, 98 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: thorold (7), roby72 (16)

Score: 4.46

30
8,231 members, 116 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: thorold (8), Dilara86 (14)

Score: 4.45

31
10,079 members, 151 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7), roby72 (17)

Score: 4.43

32
3,956 members, 71 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (4), roby72 (39)

Score: 4.43

33
3,970 members, 61 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: roby72 (9), thorold (19)

Score: 4.23

34
2,684 members, 33 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10), roby72 (18)

Score: 4.19

35
1,383 members, 19 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: thorold (9), roby72 (31)

Score: 4.01

36
4,357 members, 297 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: dara85 (1)

Score: 4

37
2,156 members, 41 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: EMS_24 (1)

Score: 4

38
854 members, 10 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (1)

Score: 4

39
2,430 members, 63 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: roby72 (14), thorold (20)

Score: 3.96

40
1,735 members, 26 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: thorold (11), roby72 (27)

Score: 3.95

41
1,233 members, 20 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: thorold (13), roby72 (38)

Score: 3.72

42
845 members, 21 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: thorold (14), roby72 (36)

Score: 3.7

43
754 members, 7 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: thorold (17), roby72 (43)

Score: 3.53

44
9,726 members, 617 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: dara85 (2)

Score: 3.36

45
1,278 members, 36 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: inge87 (2)

Score: 3.36

46
748 members, 9 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (2)

Score: 3.36

47
4,163 members, 174 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: Barbara.Lohr (3)

Score: 3.04

48
2,386 members, 26 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (3)

Score: 3.04

49
22,257 members, 569 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (4)

Score: 2.83

50
18,252 members, 322 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (4)

Score: 2.83

51
18,283 members, 268 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5)

Score: 2.68

52
1,872 members, 63 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (5)

Score: 2.68

53
591 members, 8 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (5)

Score: 2.68

54
10,985 members, 241 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6)

Score: 2.56

55
1,948 members, 42 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: thorold (6)

Score: 2.56

56
1,911 members, 45 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (6)

Score: 2.56

57
1,762 members, 37 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (6)

Score: 2.56

58
36 members, 3 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: raperper (6)

Score: 2.56

59
373 members, 23 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: inge87 (7)

Score: 2.46

60
4,626 members, 64 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: roby72 (8)

Score: 2.38

61
320 members, 4 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (8)

Score: 2.38

62
3 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: inge87 (8)

Score: 2.38

63
1,126 members, 19 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (9)

Score: 2.31

64
140 members, 3 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: inge87 (9)

Score: 2.31

65
1,784 members, 27 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: thorold (10)

Score: 2.25

66
692 members, 20 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (10)

Score: 2.25

67
1,326 members, 11 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: roby72 (11)

Score: 2.2

68
7,038 members, 92 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: roby72 (12)

Score: 2.15

69
407 members, 13 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: thorold (12)

Score: 2.15

70
2,065 members, 35 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: thorold (15)

Score: 2.03

71
1,860 members, 33 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: roby72 (15)

Score: 2.03

72
1,524 members, 20 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (15)

Score: 2.03

73
790 members, 18 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: thorold (16)

Score: 2

74
372 members, 3 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (17)

Score: 1.97

Explanations:

Dilara86 (17): Provence

75
6,033 members, 195 reviews
3.31 stars (3.31 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (18)

Score: 1.94

76
124 members, 2 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (18)

Score: 1.94

Explanations:

Dilara86 (18): Brittany

77
1,488 members, 15 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: roby72 (19)

Score: 1.92

78
1,702 members, 84 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (20)

Score: 1.89

79
5,558 members, 51 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: roby72 (21)

Score: 1.87

80
824 members, 6 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (21)

Score: 1.87

81
646 members, 25 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: thorold (21)

Score: 1.87

82
1,523 members, 41 reviews
3.37 stars (3.37 stars)

Lists: roby72 (22)

Score: 1.85

83
552 members, 9 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: thorold (22)

Score: 1.85

84
1,143 members, 13 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: roby72 (23)

Score: 1.83

85
2,616 members, 57 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: roby72 (25)

Score: 1.79

86
2,754 members, 57 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: roby72 (29)

Score: 1.72

87
3,022 members, 45 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: roby72 (32)

Score: 1.68

88
3,212 members, 38 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: roby72 (33)

Score: 1.67

89
2,219 members, 40 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: roby72 (35)

Score: 1.65

90
1,759 members, 46 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)

Lists: roby72 (40)

Score: 1.59

91
821 members, 18 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: roby72 (42)

Score: 1.57

92
27,289 members, 351 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), roby72 (28)

Thumbs down: thorold, aulsmith

Score: 0.78

Explanations:

thorold (0): French literature, but not set in France

93
4,464 members, 89 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (11)

Thumbs down: Dilara86

Score: 0.2

94
3,777 members, 72 reviews
3.23 stars (3.23 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (12)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 0.15

95
1,968 members, 21 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (13)

Thumbs down: Dilara86

Score: 0.11

96
15,809 members, 243 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (17)

Thumbs down: thorold

Score: < 0

Explanations:

thorold (0): Set in all sorts of places (Westfalia, Holland, Portugal, South America, and Turkey), not including France...

97
2,086 members, 15 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: roby72 (30)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: < 0

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): "The Wall" is set in Spain. I haven't read the others.

98
59,276 members, 1,192 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (14)

Thumbs down: aulsmith, raperper

Score: < 0

99
1,684 members, 46 reviews
3.31 stars (3.31 stars)

Thumbs down: Dilara86

Score: < 0

100
968 members, 23 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)

Thumbs down: Dilara86

Score: < 0

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About this list

Started by: sturlington (September 2013)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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