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SF & Fantasy in Translation

Description: Science fiction and fantasy novels that have been translated into English.

I would prefer this list to be focused primarily on novels for adults. There are other LT lists of translated fantasy & sf that include many YA and children's books.

Members: 16 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
1,951 members, 75 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: Euryale (1), melonbrawl (3), electrice (11), Dilara86 (13), Her_Royal_Orangeness (22)

Score: 13.19

2
2,808 members, 157 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: melonbrawl (1), Euryale (5), Dilara86 (8), Her_Royal_Orangeness (32)

Score: 10.74

3
173 members, 8 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: whitewavedarling (1), electrice (7), geitebukkeskjegg (12), Her_Royal_Orangeness (15)

Score: 10.64

4
833 members, 100 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: electrice (1), Euryale (9), Dilara86 (11), Her_Royal_Orangeness (33)

Score: 10.18

5
651 members, 36 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: whitewavedarling (2), Her_Royal_Orangeness (6), Dilara86 (12)

Score: 8.07

6
5,942 members, 156 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: Euryale (2), Dilara86 (3), Her_Royal_Orangeness (38)

Score: 8.01

7
4,662 members, 99 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: hailelib (1), Dilara86 (10), Her_Royal_Orangeness (27)

Score: 8

8
13,992 members, 376 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: electrice (2), Euryale (7), Her_Royal_Orangeness (13)

Score: 7.93

9
2,178 members, 41 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (1), geitebukkeskjegg (5)

Score: 6.68

10
1,819 members, 27 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (2), geitebukkeskjegg (6)

Score: 5.92

11
687 members, 31 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: melonbrawl (2), bluepiano (6)

Score: 5.92

12
216 members, 10 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Lists: electrice (3), Her_Royal_Orangeness (5)

Score: 5.71

Explanations:

Her_Royal_Orangeness (5): David Gemmell Morningstar Award for Best Fantasy Newcomer (2010)

13
10,020 members, 320 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: Her_Royal_Orangeness (3), electrice (9)

Score: 5.35

14
2,233 members, 73 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: geitebukkeskjegg (3), Her_Royal_Orangeness (30)

Score: 4.75

15
3,864 members, 126 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: geitebukkeskjegg (4), Her_Royal_Orangeness (20)

Score: 4.72

16
14,425 members, 298 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: Euryale (3), Her_Royal_Orangeness (36)

Score: 4.67

17
575 members, 25 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (4), Her_Royal_Orangeness (26)

Score: 4.6

18
1,136 members, 44 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: electrice (6), Her_Royal_Orangeness (18)

Score: 4.5

19
179 members, 7 reviews
3.06 stars (3.06 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (10), Euryale (13)

Score: 4.36

Explanations:

bluepiano (10): I'm not 100% sure about recommending this by adding it to a list as I don't remember it well. But I did like it at the time, and the author is well-known as a science-fiction writer in his own country.… (more)

20
247 members, 13 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (5), Her_Royal_Orangeness (40)

Score: 4.27

21
418 members, 14 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: Euryale (11), Her_Royal_Orangeness (14)

Score: 4.26

Explanations:

Her_Royal_Orangeness (14): translated by Ursula K. LeGuin

22
778 members, 53 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: electrice (8), Her_Royal_Orangeness (35)

Score: 4.02

23
853 members, 30 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (1)

Score: 4

24
510 members, 14 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (1)

Score: 4

25
383 members, 12 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: Her_Royal_Orangeness (1)

Score: 4

26
328 members, 14 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: bartekopp (1)

Score: 4

27
81 members, 2 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (1)

Score: 4

28
76 members, 3 reviews
3.4 stars (3.4 stars)

Lists: geitebukkeskjegg (1)

Score: 4

29
63 members, 3 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: inge87 (1)

Score: 4

31
36 members, 1 review
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: electrice (13), Her_Royal_Orangeness (34)

Score: 3.76

32
3,173 members, 88 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: Her_Royal_Orangeness (2)

Score: 3.36

Explanations:

Her_Royal_Orangeness (2): before The Hunger Games there was...Battle Royale

33
485 members, 13 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (2)

Score: 3.36

34
49 members, 0 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: inge87 (2)

Score: 3.36

35
30 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: geitebukkeskjegg (2)

Score: 3.36

36
22 members, 0 reviews
3.17 stars (3.17 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (2)

Score: 3.36

37
377 members, 12 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: inge87 (3)

Score: 3.04

38
61 members, 3 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (3)

Score: 3.04

39
9,783 members, 151 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: electrice (4)

Score: 2.83

40
1,198 members, 26 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: Her_Royal_Orangeness (4)

Score: 2.83

Explanations:

Her_Royal_Orangeness (4): David Gemmell Legend Award (2009)

41
535 members, 9 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: inge87 (4)

Score: 2.83

42
236 members, 10 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (4)

Score: 2.83

43
98 members, 2 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: Euryale (4)

Score: 2.83

44
12,042 members, 170 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: electrice (5)

Score: 2.68

45
65 members, 2 reviews
3.19 stars (3.19 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (5)

Score: 2.68

46
415 members, 31 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: Euryale (6)

Score: 2.56

47
72 members, 0 reviews
3.21 stars (3.21 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (6)

Score: 2.56

48
380 members, 41 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Lists: geitebukkeskjegg (7)

Score: 2.46

49
158 members, 3 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (7)

Score: 2.46

50
87 members, 3 reviews
3.43 stars (3.43 stars)

Lists: Her_Royal_Orangeness (7)

Score: 2.46

51
17 members, 2 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (7)

Score: 2.46

52
165 members, 10 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: Euryale (8)

Score: 2.38

53
112 members, 1 review
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: geitebukkeskjegg (8)

Score: 2.38

54
77 members, 3 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: Her_Royal_Orangeness (8)

Score: 2.38

55
5 members, 0 reviews

Lists: bluepiano (8)

Score: 2.38

56
75 members, 2 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (9)

Score: 2.31

57
58 members, 0 reviews
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)

Lists: geitebukkeskjegg (9)

Score: 2.31

58
47 members, 1 review
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: Her_Royal_Orangeness (9)

Score: 2.31

Explanations:

Her_Royal_Orangeness (9): Shirley Jackson Award for Best Novel (2012)

59
35 members, 0 reviews
3.3 stars (3.3 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (9)

Score: 2.31

Explanations:

bluepiano (9): This didn't feel like sci-fi to me but it won The Science Fiction and Fantasy Translation Award last year.

60
281 members, 22 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: electrice (10)

Score: 2.25

61
188 members, 7 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: Euryale (10)

Score: 2.25

62
95 members, 5 reviews
3.35 stars (3.35 stars)

Lists: Her_Royal_Orangeness (10)

Score: 2.25

63
93 members, 0 reviews
3 stars (3 stars)

Lists: geitebukkeskjegg (10)

Score: 2.25

64
1,445 members, 42 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: geitebukkeskjegg (11)

Score: 2.2

65
807 members, 15 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: Her_Royal_Orangeness (11)

Score: 2.2

66
1,990 members, 53 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: electrice (12)

Score: 2.15

67
203 members, 7 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: Her_Royal_Orangeness (12)

Score: 2.15

68
64 members, 5 reviews
3.06 stars (3.06 stars)

Lists: Euryale (12)

Score: 2.15

69
165 members, 11 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (14)

Score: 2.07

70
35 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: geitebukkeskjegg (14)

Score: 2.07

71
106 members, 0 reviews
2.83 stars (2.83 stars)

Lists: geitebukkeskjegg (15)

Score: 2.03

72
84 members, 4 reviews
3.33 stars (3.33 stars)

Lists: Her_Royal_Orangeness (16)

Score: 2

73
1,588 members, 121 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Lists: Her_Royal_Orangeness (17)

Score: 1.97

74
305 members, 6 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: Her_Royal_Orangeness (19)

Score: 1.92

75
1,785 members, 32 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: Her_Royal_Orangeness (21)

Score: 1.87

76
102 members, 8 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: Her_Royal_Orangeness (23)

Score: 1.83

77
276 members, 16 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: Her_Royal_Orangeness (24)

Score: 1.81

78
154 members, 1 review
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: Her_Royal_Orangeness (25)

Score: 1.79

79
110 members, 7 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Her_Royal_Orangeness (28)

Score: 1.74

80
238 members, 10 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: Her_Royal_Orangeness (29)

Score: 1.72

81
403 members, 6 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: Her_Royal_Orangeness (31)

Score: 1.7

82
76 members, 5 reviews
3.31 stars (3.31 stars)

Lists: Her_Royal_Orangeness (37)

Score: 1.62

83
97 members, 4 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Lists: Her_Royal_Orangeness (39)

Score: 1.6

84
655 members, 18 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: geitebukkeskjegg (13)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 0.11

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Unfortunately not a novel.

85
7,550 members, 108 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Score: 0

86
5,387 members, 80 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

Score: 0

87
2,615 members, 37 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Score: 0

88
2,076 members, 69 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Score: 0

89
2,074 members, 52 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Score: 0

90
606 members, 8 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

Score: 0

91
414 members, 1 review
4.43 stars (4.43 stars)

Score: 0

92
360 members, 2 reviews
4.5 stars (4.5 stars)

Score: 0

93
316 members, 1 review
4.53 stars (4.53 stars)

Score: 0

94
304 members, 1 review
4.54 stars (4.54 stars)

Score: 0

95
294 members, 0 reviews
4.59 stars (4.59 stars)

Score: 0

96
293 members, 2 reviews
4.57 stars (4.57 stars)

Score: 0

97
132 members, 0 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Score: 0

98
125 members, 1 review
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Score: 0

99
97 members, 0 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Score: 0

100
74 members, 1 review
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Score: 0

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About this list

Started by: Her_Royal_Orangeness (September 2014)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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