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Writers as Characters in Fiction

Description: Books that feature writers as major characters.

Members: 14 participating members (show all)

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1
17,090 members, 332 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
2
14,767 members, 228 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
3
23,355 members, 418 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
4
11,534 members, 260 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)
5
18,355 members, 388 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)
6
18,111 members, 181 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Explanations:

Tinuvia (7): Stephen Dedalus

8
11,943 members, 166 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
9
11,343 members, 205 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

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JuliaMaria (2): Virginia Woolf

10
4,654 members, 122 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)
11
16,541 members, 389 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

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Tinuvia (3): Master

12
15,310 members, 855 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
13
14,558 members, 348 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
14
14,230 members, 140 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
15
12,840 members, 256 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
16
9,078 members, 164 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)
17
7,979 members, 88 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)
18
7,934 members, 268 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)
19
7,636 members, 70 reviews
3.32 stars (3.32 stars)
20
7,235 members, 62 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)
21
3,930 members, 89 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)
22
2,852 members, 159 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
23
23,453 members, 579 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
24
21,890 members, 340 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

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Tinuvia (10): F. Alexander

25
16,411 members, 1,139 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: chgstrom, ahef1963, sturlington

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I didn't think this was that good.

26
13,895 members, 177 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
27
9,223 members, 133 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)
28
7,026 members, 177 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)
29
6,827 members, 119 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Explanations:

Dilara86 (7): Poet

Tinuvia (8): John Shade

30
6,533 members, 60 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)
31
3,020 members, 97 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: si, sturlington

Explanations:

si (4): Don Wanderley

32
1,089 members, 32 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Explanations:

JuliaMaria (5): Gertrude Stein, gesehen von ihrem Koch

aulsmith (6): Gertrude Stein

33
1,059 members, 16 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
34
978 members, 11 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

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Tinuvia (4): Vergil

35
689 members, 41 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (5): She's a journalist

36
521 members, 8 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)
37
22,000 members, 469 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Explanations:

Tinuvia (13): Anne Shirley

38
20,539 members, 469 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: hipdeep

39
17,010 members, 216 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Explanations:

Tinuvia (14): David Copperfield

40
8,228 members, 285 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

41
7,376 members, 388 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: spiphany

42
3,811 members, 254 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
43
3,548 members, 347 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: hipdeep

45
3,449 members, 61 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Explanations:

Tinuvia (1): Van Veen

46
3,430 members, 65 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria

Explanations:

JuliaMaria (6): Flaubert

47
3,141 members, 201 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)
48
2,868 members, 36 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)
49
2,654 members, 95 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

50
2,585 members, 197 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)
51
1,780 members, 86 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)
52
1,507 members, 22 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: spiphany

53
1,301 members, 41 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
54
1,240 members, 35 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)
55
936 members, 27 reviews
3.29 stars (3.29 stars)
56
665 members, 10 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Explanations:

Tinuvia (15): Goethe

57
639 members, 15 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: spiphany

58
603 members, 81 reviews
3.29 stars (3.29 stars)
59
585 members, 17 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Explanations:

Tinuvia (6): Leo Richter

60
521 members, 31 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: merrystar

61
519 members, 24 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

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503 members, 27 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)
63
476 members, 30 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)
64
355 members, 16 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)
65
320 members, 22 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)
66
267 members, 6 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)
67
250 members, 17 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Explanations:

Tinuvia (9): Arthur

68
248 members, 15 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)
69
191 members, 1 review
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria

70
189 members, 9 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)
71
173 members, 17 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)
72
153 members, 13 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)
73
108 members, 16 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)
74
107 members, 5 reviews
3.28 stars (3.28 stars)
75
98 members, 11 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)
76
85 members, 1 review
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Explanations:

Tinuvia (2): Gordon Allison

77
84 members, 3 reviews
3.41 stars (3.41 stars)
78
79 members, 8 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)
79
68 members, 1 review
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Explanations:

Tinuvia (12): The Subterraneans: Leo Percepied, Frank Carmody, Adam Moorad

80
63 members, 1 review
3.15 stars (3.15 stars)
81
58 members, 0 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

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Tinuvia (5): Rousseau

82
25 members, 2 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: aulsmith

83
24 members, 2 reviews
3 stars (3 stars)
85
23,948 members, 330 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: Tinuvia

Thumbs down: sturlington

Explanations:

sturlington (0): DNF

Tinuvia (11): Sal Paradise, Carlo Marx, Old Bull Lee

86
2,606 members, 94 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: hipdeep

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Compared to Vinge's other work this isn't that good.

hipdeep (7): Main character is a poet. Also, while I haven't read Vinge's other work, this is a brilliant portrayal of the near future of higher education and "writing" in educational systems.… (more)

87
4,329 members, 46 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Not a best book, certainly not for Heinlein.

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Started by: sturlington (July 2013)

Type: Unnumbered

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