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Favorite World Literature in English Translation

Description: For those who love armchair traveling, the best way to learn about other cultures is to read about them. Feel free to share which books you've found in English translation from any other language which has been a compelling read and an eye into a culture other than your own.

Members: 5 participating members (show all)

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1
39,230 members, 592 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: Cecrow (1), SqueakyChu (11)

Score: 6.2

Explanations:

Cecrow (1): Translated from Spanish

2
6,710 members, 62 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: .Monkey. (1)

Score: 4

3
2,225 members, 51 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

SqueakyChu (1): Translated from Japanese

4
1,726 members, 64 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

hipdeep (1): Translated from Russian

5
13 members, 0 reviews
4.92 stars (4.92 stars)

Lists: DorothySKT (1)

Score: 4

6
6,105 members, 87 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: Cecrow (2)

Score: 3.36

Explanations:

Cecrow (2): Translated from German

7
1,987 members, 65 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (2)

Score: 3.36

Explanations:

SqueakyChu (2): Translated from Hungarian

8
31 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (2)

Score: 3.36

Explanations:

hipdeep (2): Translated from German

9
17,716 members, 205 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: Cecrow (3)

Score: 3.04

Explanations:

Cecrow (3): Translated from German

10
828 members, 11 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (3)

Score: 3.04

Explanations:

hipdeep (3): Translated from French

11
70 members, 4 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (3)

Score: 3.04

Explanations:

SqueakyChu (3): Translated from Hebrew

12
12,314 members, 216 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (4)

Score: 2.83

Explanations:

hipdeep (4): Translated from Spanish

13
186 members, 9 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (4)

Score: 2.83

Explanations:

SqueakyChu (4): Translated from Hebrew

14
150 members, 8 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (5)

Score: 2.68

Explanations:

SqueakyChu (5): Translated from Japanese

15
48 members, 0 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (5)

Score: 2.68

Explanations:

hipdeep (5): Translated from multiple languages including Russian

16
117 members, 1 review
4.42 stars (4.42 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (6)

Score: 2.56

Explanations:

hipdeep (6): Translated from French

17
54 members, 1 review
4.43 stars (4.43 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (6)

Score: 2.56

Explanations:

SqueakyChu (6): Translated from Hebrew

18
2,336 members, 18 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (7)

Score: 2.46

Explanations:

hipdeep (7): Translated from German

19
1,139 members, 31 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (7)

Score: 2.46

Explanations:

SqueakyChu (7): Translated from Japanese

20
2,125 members, 38 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (8)

Score: 2.38

Explanations:

SqueakyChu (8): Translated from Japanese

21
1,421 members, 15 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (9)

Score: 2.31

Explanations:

SqueakyChu (9): Translated from Danish

22
355 members, 3 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (10)

Score: 2.25

Explanations:

SqueakyChu (10): Translated from Hebrew

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About this list

Started by: SqueakyChu (August 2016)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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