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Really Good Narrative Non-Fiction

Members: 21 participating members (show all)

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1
4,992 members, 82 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: misericordia (1), John_Vaughan (1), brewergirl (1), countrylife (1), DeltaQueen50 (4), SqueakyChu (5)

Score: 21.5

2
11,272 members, 267 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: dara85 (1), kageeh (1), SqueakyChu (1), John_Vaughan (2), brewergirl (2)

Score: 18.73

3
2,645 members, 181 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: brenzi (1), DeltaQueen50 (1), dara85 (2), kageeh (3), misericordia (3)

Score: 17.44

4
221 members, 14 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: LoriAnnK (1), Soupdragon (1), Chatterbox (3), brenzi (4)

Score: 13.87

5
11,590 members, 240 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: ijustgetbored (1), aulsmith (2), SqueakyChu (2), John_Vaughan (3)

Score: 13.77

8
10,351 members, 646 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: brenzi (2), kidzdoc (3), kageeh (4), souloftherose (4)

Score: 12.06

9
3,892 members, 52 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: thorold (1), LoriAnnK (2), John_Vaughan (12)

Score: 9.51

10
3,805 members, 105 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: kidzdoc (1), brenzi (5), kageeh (5)

Score: 9.35

11
1,813 members, 46 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: dara85 (3), SqueakyChu (4), DeltaQueen50 (5)

Score: 8.54

12
2,574 members, 64 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: LoriAnnK (3), John_Vaughan (5), Chatterbox (9)

Score: 8.02

13
4,961 members, 72 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: LoriAnnK (4), thorold (4), kidzdoc (13)

Score: 7.76

14
3,485 members, 168 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: brenzi (6), dara85 (7), kidzdoc (11)

Score: 7.21

15
276 members, 20 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (1), gennyt (3)

Score: 7.04

17
1,100 members, 23 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: gennyt (1), John_Vaughan (13)

Score: 6.11

19
3,716 members, 210 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: DeltaQueen50 (3), brenzi (7)

Score: 5.5

20
291 members, 6 reviews
3.34 stars (3.34 stars)

Lists: gennyt (2), John_Vaughan (14)

Score: 5.43

21
3,404 members, 165 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: kidzdoc (4), kageeh (6)

Score: 5.38

22
1,706 members, 21 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: kidzdoc (6), kageeh (7)

Score: 5.02

23
406 members, 19 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: thorold (6), kidzdoc (8)

Score: 4.93

24
2,449 members, 73 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: kageeh (8), kidzdoc (10)

Score: 4.63

25
602 members, 25 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: John_Vaughan (6), Chatterbox (15)

Score: 4.59

26
641 members, 26 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: John_Vaughan (7), Chatterbox (16)

Score: 4.46

27
76 members, 7 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: kageeh (9), kidzdoc (14)

Score: 4.38

28
3,008 members, 113 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (1)

Score: 4

29
422 members, 17 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: Luchtpint (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

Luchtpint (1): A concise historical overview of all the North Pole expeditions that went before Franklin's, plus all of those coming after it, written with the doom-laden atmospheres reminiscent of Gothic novels all the way through, reflecting also the Victorian inclination towards the mysterious and the macabre, with vivid descriptions of the dangers and terrors involved in such expeditions. And finally, a very intriguing and detailed description of the forensic science involved in the exhumation of the three Franklin expedition's members buried on Beechey Island, which reads much like a True Crime investigation.… (more)

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359 members, 7 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: streamsong (1)

Score: 4

31
852 members, 24 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: DeltaQueen50 (2)

Score: 3.36

34
378 members, 15 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: misericordia (2)

Score: 3.36

35
368 members, 6 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: kidzdoc (2)

Score: 3.36

36
71 members, 0 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: thorold (2)

Score: 3.36

37
370 members, 18 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (3)

Score: 3.04

38
2,359 members, 46 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: dara85 (4)

Score: 2.83

39
2,704 members, 120 reviews
4.43 stars (4.43 stars)

Lists: kidzdoc (5)

Score: 2.68

40
672 members, 34 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: dara85 (5)

Score: 2.68

41
474 members, 19 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: thorold (5)

Score: 2.68

42
189 members, 8 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (5)

Score: 2.68

43
1,127 members, 41 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: dara85 (6)

Score: 2.56

44
224 members, 5 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (6)

Score: 2.56

45
143 members, 4 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (7)

Score: 2.46

46
39 members, 1 review
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: kidzdoc (7)

Score: 2.46

47
1,643 members, 43 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (8)

Score: 2.38

48
1,114 members, 14 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: John_Vaughan (8)

Score: 2.38

49
6,202 members, 101 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: kidzdoc (9)

Score: 2.31

50
497 members, 11 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: John_Vaughan (9)

Score: 2.31

51
336 members, 11 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (10)

Score: 2.25

52
205 members, 5 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: John_Vaughan (10)

Score: 2.25

53
711 members, 21 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: John_Vaughan (11)

Score: 2.2

54
201 members, 5 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (11)

Score: 2.2

55
517 members, 6 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (12)

Score: 2.15

56
281 members, 5 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: kidzdoc (12)

Score: 2.15

57
1,388 members, 30 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (13)

Score: 2.11

58
213 members, 6 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (14)

Score: 2.07

59
878 members, 44 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: kidzdoc (15)

Score: 2.03

60
271 members, 5 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (17)

Score: 1.97

61
371 members, 60 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (18)

Score: 1.94

63
1,167 members, 51 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (20)

Score: 1.89

64
183 members, 8 reviews
3.47 stars (3.47 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (21)

Score: 1.87

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About this list

Started by: DeltaQueen50 (January 2012)

Type: Numbered

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