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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, fantasy, 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: 15 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
6,646 members, 99 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Lists: Apstahl (1), merrystar (1), thorold (5), Dilara86 (93), spiphany

Score: 13.69

Explanations:

Dilara86 (93): Fantastic - Argentina - Spanish

2
2,838 members, 110 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (1), -pilgrim- (1), Dilara86 (115), spiphany

Score: 10.95

Explanations:

Dilara86 (115): SF - Russia - Russian

3
25,343 members, 373 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (1), ahef1963 (2), merrystar (4)

Score: 10.19

4
12,487 members, 192 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: sturlington (1), -pilgrim- (8), gypsysmom (16), ManWithAnAgenda (28)

Score: 10.12

5
341 members, 23 reviews
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (1), lilisin (1), Dilara86 (22)

Score: 9.85

6
15,188 members, 219 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (4), merrystar (8), ManWithAnAgenda (12), gypsysmom (14)

Score: 9.42

7
7,396 members, 198 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: sturlington (2), ManWithAnAgenda (11), merrystar (14), Dilara86 (76)

Score: 8.98

Explanations:

Dilara86 (76): Dystopia - Russia - Russian

8
1,410 members, 15 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), merrystar (3), ManWithAnAgenda (13), Dilara86 (42)

Thumbs down: -pilgrim-

Score: 8.72

Explanations:

-pilgrim- (0): Not SF

Dilara86 (42): Fairy tales - Germany - German

9
10,420 members, 170 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6), merrystar (16), Dilara86 (50), spiphany

Score: 7.78

10
2,428 members, 69 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: -pilgrim- (2), sturlington (3), Dilara86 (104)

Score: 7.66

Explanations:

sturlington (3): Dystopia - French

11
25,522 members, 974 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (4), kara.shamy (10), ManWithAnAgenda (19)

Score: 6.99

12
966 members, 105 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: sturlington (4), ManWithAnAgenda (5), Dilara86 (79)

Score: 6.85

Explanations:

Dilara86 (79): Dystopia - Sweden - Swedish

13
10,533 members, 204 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: merrystar (2), Dilara86 (41), spiphany

Score: 6.67

Explanations:

Dilara86 (41): Fantasy - Germany - German

14
6,069 members, 317 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (5), ManWithAnAgenda (6), Dilara86 (78)

Score: 6.58

Explanations:

Dilara86 (78): SF - China - Chinese

15
6,582 members, 59 reviews
3.32 stars (3.32 stars)

Lists: ichliebebueche (1), merrystar (9)

Score: 6.31

16
4,900 members, 320 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (2), kara.shamy (6)

Score: 5.92

17
34,135 members, 944 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), merrystar (5)

Score: 5.71

18
2,903 members, 192 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (3), kara.shamy (7)

Score: 5.5

19
1,192 members, 22 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: merrystar (15), Dilara86 (40), spiphany

Score: 5.35

Explanations:

Dilara86 (40): Children's fantasy - Germany - German

20
49 members, 0 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (1), Dilara86 (172)

Score: 5.11

21
851 members, 23 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (2), Dilara86 (49)

Score: 4.88

22
15,972 members, 491 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5), merrystar (13)

Score: 4.78

23
2,145 members, 37 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (2), Dilara86 (109)

Score: 4.6

24
10,996 members, 238 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: merrystar (6), gypsysmom (15)

Score: 4.59

25
89 members, 8 reviews
2.94 stars (2.94 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (8), kara.shamy (12)

Score: 4.53

26
26,699 members, 368 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (7), ManWithAnAgenda (18)

Score: 4.4

27
1,658 members, 50 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: -pilgrim- (3), Dilara86 (117)

Score: 4.26

28
2,201 members, 65 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: thorold (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

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

29
75 members, 2 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

Dilara86 (1): SF - various African countries - English

30
428 members, 23 reviews
3.29 stars (3.29 stars)

Lists: -pilgrim- (4), Dilara86 (142)

Score: 3.99

31
540 members, 41 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: sturlington (5), Dilara86 (90)

Score: 3.97

Explanations:

sturlington (5): Dystopia - Finnish

32
8,301 members, 183 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: merrystar (11), spiphany

Score: 3.92

33
932 members, 32 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7), Dilara86 (63)

Score: 3.88

Explanations:

Dilara86 (63): Fantasy - Finland - Finnish

34
804 members, 17 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (17), spiphany

Score: 3.69

Explanations:

Dilara86 (17): Magical realism - Kenya - Kikuyu, translated into English by the author

35
6,970 members, 88 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (6), Dilara86 (243)

Score: 3.57

36
493 members, 12 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: -pilgrim- (9), Dilara86 (140)

Score: 3.47

37
21 members, 2 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (29), spiphany

Score: 3.45

Explanations:

Dilara86 (29): Proto-SF - Ancient Greece - Greek

38
817 members, 55 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (2)

Score: 3.36

39
770 members, 20 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (2)

Score: 3.36

Explanations:

Dilara86 (2): Mythological fantasy - India - English

40
282 members, 9 reviews
3.22 stars (3.22 stars)

Lists: thorold (2)

Score: 3.36

Explanations:

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

41
2,434 members, 43 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (17), Dilara86 (80)

Score: 3.31

Explanations:

Dilara86 (80): Proto-SF - France - French

42
4,424 members, 73 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (10), Dilara86 (164), spiphany

Thumbs down: -pilgrim-

Score: 3.09

Explanations:

-pilgrim- (0): Not SF

43
210 members, 12 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (13), Dilara86 (278)

Score: 3.09

44
725 members, 24 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (82), spiphany

Score: 3.05

Explanations:

Dilara86 (82): Post-apocalyptic - Russia - Russian

45
17,977 members, 327 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (3)

Score: 3.04

46
367 members, 21 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (3)

Score: 3.04

47
25 members, 1 review
3.14 stars (3.14 stars)

Lists: thorold (3)

Score: 3.04

Explanations:

thorold (3): Douglas Adams, Berlin-style

48
540 members, 18 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (88), spiphany

Score: 3.03

50
12,648 members, 228 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (4)

Score: 2.83

51
180 members, 11 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (4)

Score: 2.83

52
150 members, 2 reviews
3.34 stars (3.34 stars)

Lists: thorold (4)

Score: 2.83

Explanations:

thorold (4): Magic-realism in Istanbul

53
15 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (4)

Score: 2.83

Explanations:

Dilara86 (4): SF - Egypt - Arabic

54
17,953 members, 420 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (17), Dilara86 (162), spiphany

Thumbs down: -pilgrim-

Score: 2.82

57
6,580 members, 150 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (5)

Score: 2.68

58
346 members, 9 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: -pilgrim- (5)

Score: 2.68

59
66 members, 3 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (5)

Score: 2.68

Explanations:

Dilara86 (5): Dystopia - Egypt - Arabic

60
335 members, 13 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (20), Dilara86 (231), spiphany

Thumbs down: -pilgrim-

Score: 2.64

Explanations:

-pilgrim- (0): Not SF

61
389 members, 10 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (21), Dilara86 (230), spiphany

Thumbs down: -pilgrim-

Score: 2.62

Explanations:

-pilgrim- (0): Not SF

62
529 members, 20 reviews
3.46 stars (3.46 stars)

Lists: -pilgrim- (6)

Score: 2.56

63
266 members, 10 reviews
3.34 stars (3.34 stars)

Lists: thorold (6)

Score: 2.56

Explanations:

thorold (6): Three bears in Berlin

64
22 members, 0 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (6)

Score: 2.56

Explanations:

Dilara86 (6): SF - Israel - Hebrew

65
12,524 members, 220 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: merrystar (7)

Score: 2.46

66
697 members, 11 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: thorold (7)

Score: 2.46

Explanations:

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

67
282 members, 18 reviews
2.97 stars (2.97 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (7)

Score: 2.46

68
105 members, 3 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: -pilgrim- (7)

Score: 2.46

69
34 members, 1 review
3.4 stars (3.4 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (7)

Score: 2.46

Explanations:

Dilara86 (7): Fantasy - Saudi Arabia - Arabic

70
16,318 members, 235 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (8)

Score: 2.38

71
644 members, 46 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (8)

Score: 2.38

72
45 members, 3 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: thorold (8)

Score: 2.38

Explanations:

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

73
7 members, 2 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (8)

Score: 2.38

Explanations:

Dilara86 (8): Speculative fiction - Sudan - Arabic

74
16,321 members, 441 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (9)

Score: 2.31

75
451 members, 35 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (9)

Score: 2.31

76
351 members, 6 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (9)

Score: 2.31

77
142 members, 2 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: thorold (9)

Score: 2.31

Explanations:

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

78
9 members, 1 review
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (9)

Score: 2.31

79
40,082 members, 604 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: merrystar (10)

Score: 2.25

80
5,784 members, 143 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (10)

Score: 2.25

81
682 members, 11 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: -pilgrim- (10)

Score: 2.25

82
95 members, 2 reviews
4 stars (4 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...

83
31 members, 1 review
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (10)

Score: 2.25

84
872 members, 50 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (11)

Score: 2.2

Explanations:

Dilara86 (11): SF - Nigeria/UK - English

85
524 members, 9 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (11)

Score: 2.2

86
1,562 members, 15 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: merrystar (12)

Score: 2.15

87
476 members, 9 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (12)

Score: 2.15

88
6 members, 0 reviews
3 stars (3 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (12)

Score: 2.15

89
441 members, 11 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (13)

Score: 2.11

90
221 members, 5 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (13)

Score: 2.11

Explanations:

Dilara86 (13): Ghost stories - China - Chinese

91
283 members, 17 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (14)

Score: 2.07

92
28 members, 6 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (14)

Score: 2.07

Explanations:

Dilara86 (14): SF - China - Chinese

93
2,362 members, 96 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (11), ManWithAnAgenda (22)

Thumbs down: -pilgrim-

Score: 2.04

94
10,749 members, 128 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (15)

Score: 2.03

95
181 members, 6 reviews
3.41 stars (3.41 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (15)

Score: 2.03

96
18,090 members, 209 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (16)

Score: 2

97
92 members, 3 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (16)

Score: 2

98
1 member, 0 reviews

Lists: Dilara86 (18)

Score: 1.94

99
449 members, 12 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (19)

Score: 1.92

100
61 members, 0 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (20)

Score: 1.89

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Started by: Dilara86 (March 2019)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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