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Speculative Fiction from around the World

Description: Please add books that fit the Speculative Fiction from around the World theme (science-fiction, proto-science-fiction, fantasy, horror, magical realism, dystopia, etc.) written by authors from outside the US/UK, preferably in languages other than English.

Based on tag: SF in languages other than English

Members: 10 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2 3 4 5Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
5,420 members, 81 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Lists: Apstahl (1), merrystar (1), thorold (5), Dilara86 (89), spiphany

Score: 13.82

Explanations:

Dilara86 (89): Fantastic - Argentina - Spanish

2
2,481 members, 27 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: sturlington (1), ahef1963 (1), merrystar (3), Dilara86 (38)

Score: 12.65

Explanations:

Dilara86 (38): Fairy tales - Germany - German

3
7,580 members, 108 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: sturlington (2), ahef1963 (6), merrystar (16), Dilara86 (46), spiphany

Score: 11.3

4
8,790 members, 172 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: merrystar (2), sturlington (3), Dilara86 (37), spiphany

Score: 9.87

Explanations:

Dilara86 (37): Fantasy - Germany - German

5
12,079 members, 171 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: sturlington (4), ahef1963 (4), merrystar (8)

Score: 8.04

Explanations:

sturlington (4): Science Fiction - French

6
22,099 members, 321 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), merrystar (4)

Score: 6.19

7
5,966 members, 157 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: sturlington (5), merrystar (14), Dilara86 (72)

Score: 6.12

Explanations:

Dilara86 (72): Dystopia - Russia - Russian

8
130 members, 9 reviews
3.48 stars (3.48 stars)

Lists: lilisin (1), Dilara86 (19)

Score: 5.92

9
28,803 members, 800 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), merrystar (5)

Score: 5.71

10
1,007 members, 19 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: merrystar (15), Dilara86 (36), spiphany

Score: 5.51

Explanations:

Dilara86 (36): Children's fantasy - Germany - German

11
46 members, 0 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (1), Dilara86 (169)

Score: 5.11

12
13,667 members, 466 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5), merrystar (13)

Score: 4.78

13
6,946 members, 148 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: merrystar (11), spiphany

Score: 4.04

14
1,668 members, 43 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: thorold (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

thorold (1): Classic man-stranded-on-strange-island story

15
144 members, 6 reviews
3.48 stars (3.48 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

Dilara86 (1): Dystopia - Egypt - Arabic

16
658 members, 15 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (13), spiphany

Score: 3.95

Explanations:

Dilara86 (13): Magical realism - Kenya - Kikuyu, translated into English by the author

17
854 members, 30 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7), Dilara86 (59)

Score: 3.9

Explanations:

Dilara86 (59): Fantasy - Finland - Finnish

18
2,020 members, 54 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: sturlington (6), Dilara86 (100)

Score: 3.82

Explanations:

sturlington (6): Dystopia - French

19
406 members, 33 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: sturlington (7), Dilara86 (86)

Score: 3.77

Explanations:

sturlington (7): Dystopia - Finnish

20
835 members, 100 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: sturlington (8), Dilara86 (75)

Score: 3.74

Explanations:

Dilara86 (75): Dystopia - Sweden - Swedish

21
21 members, 2 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (25), spiphany

Score: 3.64

Explanations:

Dilara86 (25): Proto-SF - Ancient Greece - Greek

22
236 members, 6 reviews
3.2 stars (3.2 stars)

Lists: thorold (2)

Score: 3.36

Explanations:

thorold (2): Berlioz’s Faust, Stone-age cave-painters, glass seals...

23
10 members, 1 review

Lists: Dilara86 (2)

Score: 3.36

Explanations:

Dilara86 (2): SF - Egypt - Arabic

24
415 members, 14 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (84), spiphany

Score: 3.17

25
1,966 members, 76 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (112), spiphany

Score: 3.08

Explanations:

Dilara86 (112): SF - Russia - Russian

26
36 members, 1 review
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (3)

Score: 3.04

Explanations:

Dilara86 (3): Dystopia - Egypt - Arabic

27
17 members, 1 review
2.8 stars (2.8 stars)

Lists: thorold (3)

Score: 3.04

Explanations:

thorold (3): Douglas Adams, Berlin-style

28
14,989 members, 365 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (159), spiphany

Score: 2.97

29
116 members, 2 reviews
3.34 stars (3.34 stars)

Lists: thorold (4)

Score: 2.83

Explanations:

thorold (4): Magic-realism in Istanbul

30
22 members, 0 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (4)

Score: 2.83

Explanations:

Dilara86 (4): SF - Israel - Hebrew

31
17 members, 1 review
3.25 stars (3.25 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (5)

Score: 2.68

Explanations:

Dilara86 (5): Fantasy - Saudi Arabia - Arabic

32
9,719 members, 215 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: merrystar (6)

Score: 2.56

33
147 members, 8 reviews
3.1 stars (3.1 stars)

Lists: thorold (6)

Score: 2.56

Explanations:

thorold (6): Three bears in Berlin

34
5 members, 1 review
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (6)

Score: 2.56

Explanations:

Dilara86 (6): Speculative fiction - Sudan - Arabic

35
11,057 members, 174 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: merrystar (7)

Score: 2.46

36
528 members, 9 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: thorold (7)

Score: 2.46

Explanations:

thorold (7): Stories with a strong influence from Borges

37
7 members, 0 reviews
3.25 stars (3.25 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (7)

Score: 2.46

38
by Yoss
66 members, 3 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (8)

Score: 2.38

Explanations:

Dilara86 (8): SF - Cuba - Spanish

39
29 members, 1 review
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: thorold (8)

Score: 2.38

Explanations:

thorold (8): Uncategorisable Icelandic rant from the sixties. But definitely non-realistic...

40
5,824 members, 46 reviews
3.31 stars (3.31 stars)

Lists: merrystar (9)

Score: 2.31

41
770 members, 38 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: sturlington (9)

Score: 2.31

Explanations:

sturlington (9): Dystopia - Canada

42
118 members, 2 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: thorold (9)

Score: 2.31

Explanations:

thorold (9): Early magic-realist reworking of the Nazi period in Vienna

43
28 members, 1 review
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (9)

Score: 2.31

44
4,295 members, 226 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: sturlington (10)

Score: 2.25

Explanations:

sturlington (10): Horror - Sweden

45
87 members, 2 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: thorold (10)

Score: 2.25

Explanations:

thorold (10): A transgressive medieval woman writer turns up in Paris in 1967, finds it still not progressive enough for her tastes, and moves on to East Germany...

46
2 members, 0 reviews
3 stars (3 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (10)

Score: 2.25

47
10,045 members, 322 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: sturlington (11)

Score: 2.2

Explanations:

sturlington (11): Dystopia - Portuguese

48
467 members, 10 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (11)

Score: 2.2

Explanations:

Dilara86 (11): Ghost stories - China - Chinese

49
14,516 members, 353 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: sturlington (12)

Score: 2.15

Explanations:

sturlington (12): Horror - France - German

50
1,351 members, 13 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: merrystar (12)

Score: 2.15

51
20 members, 6 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (12)

Score: 2.15

Explanations:

Dilara86 (12): SF - China - Chinese

52
90 members, 5 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: sturlington (13)

Score: 2.11

Explanations:

sturlington (13): Horror - Canada

53
68 members, 1 review
3.38 stars (3.38 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (14)

Score: 2.07

54
55 members, 4 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: sturlington (14)

Score: 2.07

Explanations:

sturlington (14): Horror - Korea

55
50 members, 3 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: sturlington (15)

Score: 2.03

Explanations:

sturlington (15): Dark Fantasy - Ukraine (the author is Canadian)

56
1 member, 0 reviews

Lists: Dilara86 (15)

Score: 2.03

57
399 members, 11 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (16)

Score: 2

58
115 members, 8 reviews
3.29 stars (3.29 stars)

Lists: sturlington (16)

Score: 2

Explanations:

sturlington (16): Horror - German

59
41 members, 1 review
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (17)

Score: 1.97

60
36 members, 2 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (18)

Score: 1.94

62
22 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (21)

Score: 1.87

Explanations:

Dilara86 (21): SF - India - Marathi

63
2,622 members, 37 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

64
2,432 members, 81 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

65
2,334 members, 71 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

66
1,730 members, 35 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

67
1,069 members, 32 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

68
1,013 members, 10 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

69
932 members, 18 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

70
713 members, 21 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

71
539 members, 10 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

72
532 members, 14 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

73
412 members, 6 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

74
389 members, 5 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

75
332 members, 5 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

76
260 members, 3 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

77
199 members, 4 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

78
166 members, 11 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

79
164 members, 2 reviews
3.4 stars (3.4 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

80
121 members, 1 review
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

81
89 members, 2 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

83
49 members, 2 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

84
43 members, 0 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

85
40 members, 4 reviews
4.56 stars (4.56 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

86
35 members, 0 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

87
22 members, 0 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

88
16 members, 0 reviews
4.5 stars (4.5 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

89
15 members, 0 reviews

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

90
14 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

91
9 members, 0 reviews
5 stars (5 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

92
9 members, 1 review
3 stars (3 stars)

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

93
9 members, 0 reviews

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

94
5 members, 0 reviews

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

95
3 members, 1 review

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

96
1 member, 0 reviews

Lists: Dilara86 (22)

Score: 1.85

97
1 member, 0 reviews

Lists: spiphany

Score: 1.85

98
147 members, 4 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (23)

Score: 1.83

99
204 members, 4 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (24)

Score: 1.81

Explanations:

Dilara86 (24): SF - Belgium - Flemish - English title: Tonguecat

100
280 members, 17 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (26)

Score: 1.77

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Started by: Dilara86 (March 20)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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