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Best of World Literature

Description: Literature originating from places other than America, United Kingdom or Western Europe.

Members: 42 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2 3 4 5Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
18,025 members, 396 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: Laura1124 (1), biscanac (1), jain (1), steller0707 (1), CGlanovsky (1), gypsysmom (2), ahef1963 (4), Dilara86 (5), roby72 (5), thorold (8), amandameale (8)5 more, Himalmitra (10), FranzK72 (19), thecoroner (24), kara.shamy (63), cej1027

2
8,395 members, 168 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (1), hipdeep (1), inge87 (1), Laura1124 (2), steller0707 (2), Himalmitra (2), aulsmith (2), Dilara86 (4), augustau (5), amandameale (5), ahef1963 (6)

3
25,047 members, 393 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (1), thecoroner (1), rplinke (1), Laura1124 (3), gypsysmom (3), roby72 (4), raperper (4), augustau (6), amandameale (7), Himalmitra (8), iggyjreilly (14)

4
20,714 members, 245 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: sturlington (1), TehilaKoblenz (1), gypsysmom (4), amandameale (6), CGlanovsky (8), Himalmitra (9), jain (16), FranzK72 (18), roby72 (21), thecoroner (22), mspixieears

5
8,819 members, 105 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: CharlesTheB (1), Himalmitra (1), aulsmith (1), CGlanovsky (2), ahef1963 (5), merrystar (11), raperper (13), jain (22), augustau (31), kara.shamy (64)

6
25,316 members, 372 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: biscanac (2), ahef1963 (3), Laura1124 (4), merrystar (4), TehilaKoblenz (4), iggyjreilly (4), steller0707 (6), augustau (8), gypsysmom (8), roby72 (18)

7
40,040 members, 605 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: thorold (2), biscanac (3), FranzK72 (4), Laura1124 (5), thecoroner (5), TehilaKoblenz (5), iggyjreilly (5), augustau (9), merrystar (9), CGlanovsky (48)

8
6,637 members, 100 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Lists: prdasilva (1), merrystar (1), thecoroner (3), FranzK72 (5), CGlanovsky (7), roby72 (7), thorold (9), Himalmitra (15), raperper (17)

9
12,620 members, 229 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: Laura1124 (6), FranzK72 (6), CGlanovsky (6), roby72 (6), thecoroner (8), ahef1963 (8), augustau (10), Himalmitra (11), iggyjreilly (13), kara.shamy (65), mspixieears

10
12,517 members, 220 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: TehilaKoblenz (2), hipdeep (2), steller0707 (3), merrystar (5), augustau (7), thecoroner (7), FranzK72 (9), CGlanovsky (14), roby72 (22)

11
2,933 members, 54 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: philna (1), gypsysmom (5), thecoroner (6), Laura1124 (7), BookWallah (11), augustau (12), amandameale (16), iggyjreilly (17), roby72 (41)

12
8,536 members, 240 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (1), Himalmitra (3), Dilara86 (3), steller0707 (5), gypsysmom (6), augustau (13), iggyjreilly (16), ahef1963 (33)

13
27,525 members, 859 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: spamboxyay (1), TehilaKoblenz (3), BookWallah (5), steller0707 (7), gypsysmom (7), Laura1124 (8), augustau (14), ahef1963 (39)

14
25,979 members, 299 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (2), thecoroner (2), roby72 (3), steller0707 (4), CGlanovsky (4), Himalmitra (7), raperper (16)

15
11,645 members, 181 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: 8heist (1), amandameale (10), augustau (11), BookWallah (13), roby72 (14), raperper (15), Himalmitra (23), mspixieears

16
48,067 members, 1,238 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: BookWallah (2), TehilaKoblenz (7), ahef1963 (7), Laura1124 (9), steller0707 (10), gypsysmom (12), augustau (16), roby72 (17)

Thumbs down: librorumamans, Himalmitra

17
12,463 members, 153 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (1), sturlington (3), gypsysmom (13), roby72 (13), ahef1963 (20), thecoroner (33)

18
2,882 members, 78 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (4), amandameale (4), raperper (6), roby72 (9), FranzK72 (10), Himalmitra (17)

19
10,741 members, 128 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: CharlesTheB (3), thorold (7), steller0707 (8), CGlanovsky (10), ahef1963 (10), Himalmitra (12)

20
2,073 members, 56 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: amandameale (1), Dilara86 (7), FranzK72 (8), thecoroner (15), augustau (17), roby72 (72)

21
34,098 members, 944 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: merrystar (2), TehilaKoblenz (6), ahef1963 (9), Laura1124 (10), augustau (15), roby72 (39)

22
4,451 members, 92 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: Carina.P (1), FranzK72 (3), iggyjreilly (3), thecoroner (10), roby72 (26)

23
6,512 members, 154 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: amandameale (2), thorold (6), steller0707 (9), FranzK72 (15), roby72 (20), thecoroner (30)

24
2,731 members, 200 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (2), mkbird (3), jain (6), steller0707 (15), augustau (19)

25
6,186 members, 78 reviews
4.42 stars (4.42 stars)

Lists: CharlesTheB (4), thorold (5), merrystar (10), CGlanovsky (17), roby72 (37), steller0707 (52)

26
3,131 members, 51 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: thorold (4), FranzK72 (13), CGlanovsky (19), augustau (20), thecoroner (36), roby72 (59)

27
10,679 members, 161 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: philna (2), jain (10), gypsysmom (11), amandameale (13), augustau (18), ahef1963 (21), Himalmitra (24), mspixieears

Thumbs down: sturlington, BookWallah, aulsmith

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Canadian

aulsmith (0): Canadian

jain (10): Canada is a place "other than America, United Kingdom or Western Europe".

28
2,294 members, 34 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)

Lists: DB71991 (1), CGlanovsky (12), FranzK72 (21), thecoroner (27), roby72 (32)

29
1,699 members, 25 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: mkbird (1), thorold (3), aulsmith (7), Himalmitra (18)

30
7,704 members, 305 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: BookWallah (9), Laura1124 (11), steller0707 (18), jain (19), cej1027

31
4,733 members, 46 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): While Greece is currently in Eastern Europe, Ancient Greece is the seat of Western European culture.

32
16,426 members, 349 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: CGlanovsky (9), roby72 (12), iggyjreilly (15), ahef1963 (18), mspixieears

33
6,009 members, 281 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (6), steller0707 (11), amandameale (14), gypsysmom (16), ahef1963 (52)

34
1,091 members, 22 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (7), roby72 (10), Himalmitra (19), raperper (24), thecoroner (26)

35
1,886 members, 40 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (9), amandameale (11), FranzK72 (12), thecoroner (17), roby72 (46)

36
2,963 members, 21 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: Laura1124 (12), gypsysmom (14), steller0707 (17), Himalmitra (28), ahef1963 (54), cej1027, mspixieears

Thumbs down: jain, aulsmith

Explanations:

jain (0): imo it's acceptable to consider him a Polish author--I just don't like the book.

aulsmith (0): I know he's Polish and this is about Africa, but he's generally considered a British author.

38
10,985 members, 240 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: augustau (2), BookWallah (6), jain (18), gypsysmom (25)

39
4,756 members, 247 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: BookWallah (1), steller0707 (13), augustau (24), kara.shamy (66)

40
2,199 members, 65 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: CharlesTheB (7), augustau (21), FranzK72 (36), thecoroner (43), CGlanovsky (49)

41
17,956 members, 328 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: philna (4), steller0707 (12), iggyjreilly (12), augustau (22)

42
11,124 members, 240 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: sturlington (5), BookWallah (7), steller0707 (14), gypsysmom (26)

43
8,888 members, 400 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (15), roby72 (15), ahef1963 (47), kara.shamy (67), mspixieears

44
6,492 members, 143 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: CGlanovsky (16), augustau (23), roby72 (27), FranzK72 (30), steller0707 (53)

46
7,622 members, 313 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: sturlington (8), TehilaKoblenz (9), CGlanovsky (18), roby72 (55)

47
22,724 members, 308 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Western Europe

48
1,069 members, 17 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: jain (4), FranzK72 (26), roby72 (69), mspixieears

49
5,783 members, 63 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: CharlesTheB (2), CGlanovsky (3), raperper (3), roby72 (8), Himalmitra (16), ahef1963 (17)

Thumbs down: merrystar, BookWallah, thecoroner, aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I think of Ancient Greece as Western

50
1,019 members, 19 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: thorold (1), thecoroner (9), roby72 (64)

51
16,291 members, 440 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: CGlanovsky (13), gypsysmom (17), roby72 (36), mspixieears

52
6,889 members, 135 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: merrystar (8), Laura1124 (13), steller0707 (22), gypsysmom (80)

53
7,377 members, 199 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: sturlington (2), merrystar (7), thecoroner (25)

54
1,081 members, 24 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (10), thecoroner (19), FranzK72 (23), roby72 (70)

55
335 members, 13 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (14), FranzK72 (17), CGlanovsky (22), roby72 (67)

56
1,122 members, 19 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (4), Dilara86 (9), gypsysmom (18)

57
2,857 members, 73 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (19), thecoroner (20), FranzK72 (33), roby72 (43)

58
6,459 members, 179 reviews
3.41 stars (3.41 stars)

Lists: steller0707 (16), ahef1963 (23), gypsysmom (35), kara.shamy (68)

59
4,211 members, 238 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: Laura1124 (19), steller0707 (24), augustau (25), gypsysmom (92)

60
3,919 members, 71 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (20), FranzK72 (27), thecoroner (32), CGlanovsky (54)

61
8,723 members, 506 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: Laura1124 (18), augustau (26), steller0707 (26), gypsysmom (95)

62
6,078 members, 301 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: BookWallah (4), Laura1124 (14), gypsysmom (23)

64
1,339 members, 61 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: iggyjreilly (7), inge87 (14), gypsysmom (22)

65
577 members, 12 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (10), roby72 (11), Himalmitra (21)

66
3,222 members, 44 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: augustau (3), gypsysmom (34), roby72 (38)

67
851 members, 23 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (6), aulsmith (13), CGlanovsky (35)

68
4,596 members, 55 reviews
4.6 stars (4.6 stars)

Lists: CGlanovsky (11), amandameale (15), roby72 (29)

69
8,207 members, 109 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (11), thecoroner (12), roby72 (47)

70
1,405 members, 43 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (8), augustau (29), CGlanovsky (29)

71
2,032 members, 69 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: thorold (10), steller0707 (19), gypsysmom (36)

72
11,519 members, 300 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: BookWallah (8), augustau (30), gypsysmom (37)

73
5,862 members, 162 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (13), roby72 (25), FranzK72 (29)

74
1,198 members, 25 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: iggyjreilly (1), thecoroner (44)

75
3,376 members, 57 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (16), FranzK72 (25), roby72 (31)

76
8,648 members, 86 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (2), Himalmitra (13)

77
3,113 members, 63 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: Laura1124 (15), iggyjreilly (19), roby72 (60)

78
2,702 members, 58 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: iggyjreilly (18), CGlanovsky (20), roby72 (50)

79
1,656 members, 29 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (16), thecoroner (28), roby72 (48)

80
2,622 members, 32 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (23), FranzK72 (32), roby72 (33)

81
3,017 members, 60 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (21), FranzK72 (34), roby72 (42)

82
2,725 members, 62 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (20), thecoroner (34), CGlanovsky (46)

83
1,758 members, 50 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (29), CGlanovsky (33), FranzK72 (35)

84
849 members, 15 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (24), thecoroner (38), roby72 (53)

85
2,765 members, 54 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (28), thecoroner (39), roby72 (52)

86
2,180 members, 20 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (22), thecoroner (48), roby72 (61)

87
2,027 members, 32 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (31), thecoroner (46), roby72 (56)

88
3,026 members, 53 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (41), roby72 (44), thecoroner (45)

89
773 members, 24 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (38), roby72 (49), thecoroner (51)

90
2,377 members, 65 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (37), thecoroner (49), roby72 (62)

91
2,928 members, 47 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: merrystar (3), gypsysmom (50)

93
1,214 members, 38 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: augustau (4), CGlanovsky (32)

94
2,401 members, 80 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: inge87 (5), gypsysmom (24)

95
560 members, 9 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (40), thecoroner (50), roby72 (71)

96
4,887 members, 320 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)

Lists: steller0707 (25), kara.shamy (70), gypsysmom (94)

97
4 members, 0 reviews

Lists: thorold (12), aulsmith (16)

98
1,187 members, 22 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (11), steller0707 (20)

99
8,451 members, 156 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: CharlesTheB (6), CGlanovsky (47)

100
755 members, 16 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (1)

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