Best Campus Novels

Descripció
Recommend good novels with a college/university setting.
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5,413 membres
146 ressenyes
½ 4.3
8 Members
smcwl, thorold, aulsmith, cbl_tn, merrystar, sturlington, ahef1963, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
thorold: Classic mystery set in a women's college in Oxford in the 30s
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20,087 membres
550 ressenyes
4.1
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2,110 membres
33 ressenyes
3.9
5 Members
smcwl, thorold, sturlington, Dilara86, ahef1963
Explicacions
thorold: Virtuoso send-up of the international conference circuit, with a strong hint of medievalism
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12,480 membres
266 ressenyes
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6 Members
rarm, smcwl, thorold, sturlington, ahef1963, ManWithAnAgenda,merrystar
Explicacions
thorold: Only a short section is set in Oxford, but it's the bit we all remember
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4,288 membres
102 ressenyes
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12,879 membres
289 ressenyes
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5 Members
smcwl, thorold, merrystar, JuliaMaria, ahef1963,sturlington
Explicacions
thorold: A book with characters who are academics, rather than a campus novel, perhaps
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1,807 membres
21 ressenyes
3.8
4 Members
smcwl, thorold, Dilara86, ahef1963
Explicacions
thorold: Academia meets manufacturing industry
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1,307 membres
17 ressenyes
½ 3.5
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1,402 membres
56 ressenyes
3.8
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1,927 membres
35 ressenyes
½ 3.7
4 Members
smcwl, thorold, sturlington, Dilara86
Explicacions
thorold: Birmingham (UK) and Berkeley during the student troubles of the sixties
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5,776 membres
152 ressenyes
½ 3.7
4 Members
smcwl, thorold, sturlington, ahef1963
Explicacions
thorold: The classic redbrick campus novel of the fifties
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6,201 membres
186 ressenyes
3.9
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5,180 membres
168 ressenyes
½ 3.7
4 Members
Cecrow, cbl_tn, sturlington, ahef1963,thorold
Explicacions
thorold : A brilliant novel, but surely school not campus.
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1,676 membres
37 ressenyes
½ 3.4
3 Members
rarm, smcwl, thorold
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4,127 membres
83 ressenyes
½ 3.6
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1,943 membres
74 ressenyes
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9,306 membres
224 ressenyes
½ 3.6
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922 membres
21 ressenyes
½ 3.5
3 Members
smcwl, thorold, Dilara86
Explicacions
thorold: PhD student tries to finish his thesis without enlarging his family
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547 membres
11 ressenyes
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2 Members
smcwl, jeffza
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3,477 membres
99 ressenyes
4
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431 membres
8 ressenyes
½ 3.5
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555 membres
7 ressenyes
½ 3.3
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1,022 membres
29 ressenyes
½ 3.6
2 Members
rarm, aulsmith
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3,563 membres
36 ressenyes
½ 3.6
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10,791 membres
272 ressenyes
3.8
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4,204 membres
80 ressenyes
3.9
2 Members
smcwl, susanbooks
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784 membres
23 ressenyes
½ 3.7
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22,639 membres
937 ressenyes
3.8
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1,611 membres
29 ressenyes
4
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699 membres
14 ressenyes
½ 3.3
2 Members
smcwl, sturlington
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999 membres
31 ressenyes
½ 3.3
2 Members
smcwl, sturlington
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413 membres
9 ressenyes
½ 3.5
2 Members
smcwl, sturlington
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494 membres
8 ressenyes
½ 3.5
2 Members
smcwl, sturlington
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1,749 membres
31 ressenyes
½ 3.7
2 Members
thorold, JuliaMaria
Explicacions
thorold: Am dram in a provincial "new university" in Coronation year
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831 membres
9 ressenyes
½ 3.7
2 Members
smcwl, thorold
Explicacions
thorold: Brilliant send-up of the right-on revolutionaries of the early seventies (later turned into an excellent TV adaptation with Anthony Sher)
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74 membres
5 ressenyes
½ 3.6
2 Members
thorold, JuliaMaria
Explicacions
thorold: Philosophical trouble at the University of Münster, Germany, in the eighties
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2,532 membres
60 ressenyes
½ 3.5
2 Members
smcwl, sturlington
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1,675 membres
74 ressenyes
½ 3.7
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415 membres
3 ressenyes
½ 3.5
2 Members
smcwl, thorold
Explicacions
thorold: Bradbury's first go at the campus novel: a bit too Lucky Jim, but very funny in parts
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1,253 membres
21 ressenyes
½ 3.5
2 Members
smcwl, thorold
Explicacions
thorold: Cambridge college damaged in freak condom explosion
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458 membres
7 ressenyes
½ 3.7
2 Members
smcwl, sturlington
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925 membres
37 ressenyes
½ 3.3
Member
WSB7
Explicacions
WSB7: Wonderful postmodern tale that takes place on and around the Princeton(NJ) campus and involves some actual university people.
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10 membres
7 ressenyes
½ 3.3
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396 membres
5 ressenyes
½ 3.5
2 Members
smcwl, JuliaMaria
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370 membres
4 ressenyes
½ 3.4
2 Members
smcwl, JuliaMaria
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207 membres
2 ressenyes
3.9
2 Members
smcwl, sturlington
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1,386 membres
20 ressenyes
½ 3.6
2 Members
smcwl, JuliaMaria
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155 membres
1 ressenya
½ 3.4
2 Members
smcwl, thorold
Explicacions
thorold: Bradbury does his stint in America
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358 membres
4 ressenyes
½ 3.5
2 Members
smcwl, JuliaMaria
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330 membres
7 ressenyes
3.2
2 Members
smcwl, sturlington
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12,672 membres
190 ressenyes
½ 3.6
Member
Cecrow
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2,967 membres
108 ressenyes
½ 3.6
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hipdeep
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21,059 membres
215 ressenyes
½ 3.7
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Cecrow
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5,177 membres
155 ressenyes
½ 3.5
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6,537 membres
95 ressenyes
3.8
Member
Cecrow
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4,061 membres
64 ressenyes
½ 3.6
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hipdeep
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159 membres
8 ressenyes
½ 3.7
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885 membres
18 ressenyes
½ 3.5
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1,396 membres
33 ressenyes
3.8
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merrystar
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7,864 membres
139 ressenyes
4.2
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51 membres
11 ressenyes
½ 3.7
Member
cbl_tn
Explicacions
cbl_tn: The first book in a humorous cozy mystery series whose protagonist is a professor at a Hawaiian university.
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869 membres
25 ressenyes
½ 3.6
Member
thorold
Explicacions
thorold: Oxford in the eighties, as seen by a visiting lecturer from Spain
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543 membres
60 ressenyes
½ 3.5
Member
cbl_tn
Explicacions
cbl_tn: A historical mystery set in the early years at MIT.
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1,203 membres
51 ressenyes
½ 3.6
Member
cbl_tn
Explicacions
cbl_tn: First in a series of crime novels featuring the University of Tennessee's Anthropological Research Facility (popularly known as the Body Farm).
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234 membres
16 ressenyes
½ 3.7
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46 membres
1 ressenya
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3,592 membres
60 ressenyes
3.9
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53 membres
2 ressenyes
3.8
Member
thorold
Explicacions
thorold: King's College, Cambridge, thinly disguised, in the sixties
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6,557 membres
304 ressenyes
½ 3.6
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552 membres
17 ressenyes
½ 3.6
Member
thorold
Explicacions
thorold: Anorexic student in London hall of residence
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15 membres
1 ressenya
½ 3.3
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61 membres
3.2
Member
thorold
Explicacions
thorold: Campus life in Aberystwyth in the sixties
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6,629 membres
348 ressenyes
½ 4.3
Member
thorold
Explicacions
thorold: Hmm. I think this just slips in as a campus novel, bu you could argue that it's another one that's more of a novel about an academic.
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447 membres
11 ressenyes
½ 3.5
Member
thorold
Explicacions
thorold: Young woman student in Ireland answers an ad for a flatshare
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1,296 membres
18 ressenyes
3.8
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518 membres
16 ressenyes
3.9
Member
thorold
Explicacions
thorold: Tokyo University in 1907
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535 membres
16 ressenyes
3.8
Member
thorold
Explicacions
thorold: Technically this novel never leaves the narrator’s bedroom, but it is really a novel about academics, and it riffs on the plot of David Lodge’s Small World
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346 membres
14 ressenyes
½ 3.4
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767 membres
38 ressenyes
½ 3.6
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thorold
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431 membres
6 ressenyes
½ 3.7
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smcwl
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518 membres
22 ressenyes
½ 3.6
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5,275 membres
288 ressenyes
½ 3.5
Member
smcwl
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941 membres
31 ressenyes
½ 3.7
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1,030 membres
19 ressenyes
½ 4.4
Member
smcwl
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131 membres
1 ressenya
3.2
Member
smcwl
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53 membres
7 ressenyes
3.9
Member
smcwl
87
8,061 membres
172 ressenyes
3.1
Member
smcwl
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1,104 membres
54 ressenyes
½ 3.7
Member
smcwl
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1,446 membres
34 ressenyes
½ 3.7
Member
smcwl
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701 membres
7 ressenyes
3.8
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smcwl
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322 membres
1 ressenya
3.8
Member
smcwl
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329 membres
4 ressenyes
½ 3.5
Member
smcwl
93
433 membres
4 ressenyes
½ 3.5
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smcwl
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185 membres
2 ressenyes
½ 3.4
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smcwl
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61 membres
4 ressenyes
3.1
Member
smcwl
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4,123 membres
71 ressenyes
3.9
Member
aulsmith,thorold
Explicacions
thorold : there's a Cambridge section, but it isn't really a campus novel
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646 membres
6 ressenyes
½ 3.3
Explicacions
thorold : very poor sequel to Porterhouse Blue
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157 membres
8 ressenyes
½ 3.6
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57,864 membres
2,261 ressenyes
½ 3.7