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The Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time

Type: Preset list created by hvhay

Description: The Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time is a list published in book form in 1990 by the British-based Crime Writers' Association.

Members: 5 participating members (show all)

All members' listSort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
2 members, 0 reviews

Lists: sturlington (1), ahef1963 (1), hipdeep (1), blackdove07 (9), hvhay (21)

Score: 16.18

2
7,487 members, 220 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: blackdove07 (1), sturlington (2), ahef1963 (2), hvhay (2)

Score: 14.09

3
6,237 members, 202 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: blackdove07 (2), sturlington (3), ahef1963 (3), hvhay (5)

Score: 12.12

4
4,280 members, 130 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: sturlington (4), blackdove07 (4), ahef1963 (6), hvhay (45)

Score: 9.76

5
2,451 members, 94 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: sturlington (5), ahef1963 (8), blackdove07 (8), hvhay (30)

Score: 9.14

6
33 members, 0 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: sturlington (6), ahef1963 (10), blackdove07 (10), hvhay (32)

Score: 8.74

7
5,950 members, 164 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: hvhay (3), ahef1963 (4), blackdove07 (5)

Score: 8.54

8
13,136 members, 340 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: sturlington (10), blackdove07 (11), ahef1963 (16), hvhay (19)

Score: 8.36

9
6,853 members, 203 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: blackdove07 (3), sturlington (7), hvhay (10)

Score: 7.75

10
4,203 members, 107 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)

Lists: hvhay (4), sturlington (8), ahef1963 (11)

Score: 7.4

11
3,858 members, 83 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5), blackdove07 (6), hvhay (15)

Score: 7.26

12
14,502 members, 437 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: hvhay (6), sturlington (9), ahef1963 (12)

Score: 7.01

13
3,928 members, 144 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7), blackdove07 (7), hvhay (20)

Score: 6.81

14
4,374 members, 175 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: hvhay (1), ahef1963 (9)

Score: 6.31

15
2,975 members, 85 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: sturlington (11), ahef1963 (17), hvhay (22)

Score: 6.01

16
9,689 members, 279 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: sturlington (12), ahef1963 (18), hvhay (28)

Score: 5.83

17
2,917 members, 78 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: sturlington (13), ahef1963 (20), hvhay (42)

Score: 5.57

18
3,343 members, 52 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: sturlington (14), ahef1963 (23), hvhay (48)

Score: 5.41

19
2,918 members, 52 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: sturlington (15), ahef1963 (34), hvhay (82)

Score: 5.02

20
3,352 members, 73 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: hvhay (7), blackdove07 (12)

Score: 4.61

21
1,577 members, 56 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: hvhay (11), ahef1963 (14)

Score: 4.26

22
3,339 members, 87 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (15), hvhay (18)

Score: 3.97

23
3,057 members, 28 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: sturlington (16), hvhay (23)

Score: 3.83

24
1,546 members, 51 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: sturlington (17), hvhay (38)

Score: 3.58

25
797 members, 19 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (19), hvhay (39)

Score: 3.52

26
1,544 members, 34 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (21), hvhay (43)

Score: 3.43

27
4,094 members, 87 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (22), hvhay (46)

Score: 3.38

28
381 members, 6 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (24), hvhay (49)

Score: 3.32

29
2,429 members, 28 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (25), hvhay (53)

Score: 3.27

30
1,438 members, 19 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (26), hvhay (54)

Score: 3.25

31
804 members, 17 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (27), hvhay (55)

Score: 3.22

32
1,075 members, 17 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (28), hvhay (59)

Score: 3.18

33
2,463 members, 27 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (29), hvhay (60)

Score: 3.16

34
1,254 members, 33 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (30), hvhay (62)

Score: 3.14

35
1,494 members, 27 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (31), hvhay (66)

Score: 3.1

36
3,462 members, 79 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (32), hvhay (67)

Score: 3.08

37
982 members, 14 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (33), hvhay (78)

Score: 3.02

38
1,874 members, 36 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (35), hvhay (83)

Score: 2.97

39
3,864 members, 107 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (36), hvhay (86)

Score: 2.95

40
8,040 members, 185 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: hvhay (8), ahef1963 (13)

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 2.49

41
940 members, 22 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: hvhay (9)

Score: 2.31

42
119 members, 5 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: hvhay (12)

Score: 2.15

43
791 members, 33 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: hvhay (14)

Score: 2.07

44
15,165 members, 237 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: hvhay (13), sturlington (18)

Thumbs down: ahef1963

Score: 2.05

Explanations:

ahef1963 (0): I have found it unreadable on the two times I have attempted it.

45
257 members, 10 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: hvhay (16)

Score: 2

46
3,826 members, 66 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: hvhay (17)

Score: 1.97

48
1,086 members, 47 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: hvhay (25)

Score: 1.79

49
1,079 members, 36 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: hvhay (26)

Score: 1.77

50
335 members, 12 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: hvhay (27)

Score: 1.76

51
1,546 members, 32 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: hvhay (31)

Score: 1.7

52
5,851 members, 163 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: hvhay (33)

Score: 1.67

53
681 members, 21 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: hvhay (34)

Score: 1.66

54
2,695 members, 47 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: hvhay (35)

Score: 1.65

55
657 members, 23 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)

Lists: hvhay (36)

Score: 1.63

56
817 members, 14 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: hvhay (37)

Score: 1.62

57
554 members, 20 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: hvhay (40)

Score: 1.59

58
364 members, 20 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: hvhay (41)

Score: 1.58

59
963 members, 25 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: hvhay (44)

Score: 1.55

60
2,412 members, 49 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: hvhay (47)

Score: 1.53

61
188 members, 5 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: hvhay (50)

Score: 1.5

62
629 members, 13 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: hvhay (51)

Score: 1.5

63
171 members, 3 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)

Lists: hvhay (52)

Score: 1.49

64
133 members, 6 reviews
3.27 stars (3.27 stars)

Lists: hvhay (56)

Score: 1.46

65
33 members, 0 reviews
2.9 stars (2.9 stars)

Lists: hvhay (57)

Score: 1.46

66
251 members, 1 review
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: hvhay (58)

Score: 1.45

67
331 members, 6 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: hvhay (61)

Score: 1.43

68
66 members, 2 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: hvhay (63)

Score: 1.42

69
221 members, 8 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: hvhay (64)

Score: 1.41

70
198 members, 4 reviews
3.12 stars (3.12 stars)

Lists: hvhay (65)

Score: 1.41

71
386 members, 12 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: hvhay (68)

Score: 1.39

72
1,965 members, 31 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: hvhay (69)

Score: 1.39

73
121 members, 1 review
3.36 stars (3.36 stars)

Lists: hvhay (70)

Score: 1.38

74
435 members, 5 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: hvhay (71)

Score: 1.38

75
1,517 members, 42 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: hvhay (72)

Score: 1.37

76
166 members, 8 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: hvhay (73)

Score: 1.37

77
335 members, 9 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: hvhay (74)

Score: 1.36

78
267 members, 14 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Lists: hvhay (75)

Score: 1.36

79
648 members, 14 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: hvhay (76)

Score: 1.36

80
310 members, 3 reviews
3.24 stars (3.24 stars)

Lists: hvhay (77)

Score: 1.35

81
944 members, 20 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: hvhay (79)

Score: 1.34

82
580 members, 21 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: hvhay (80)

Score: 1.34

83
289 members, 10 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: hvhay (81)

Score: 1.33

84
291 members, 6 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: hvhay (84)

Score: 1.32

85
246 members, 11 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: hvhay (85)

Score: 1.32

86
107 members, 4 reviews
3.37 stars (3.37 stars)

Lists: hvhay (87)

Score: 1.31

87
43 members, 0 reviews
3.43 stars (3.43 stars)

Lists: hvhay (88)

Score: 1.31

88
1,310 members, 31 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: hvhay (89)

Score: 1.3

89
70 members, 1 review
3.33 stars (3.33 stars)

Lists: hvhay (90)

Score: 1.3

90
1,066 members, 25 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Lists: hvhay (91)

Score: 1.3

91
1,929 members, 51 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: hvhay (92)

Score: 1.29

92
241 members, 9 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: hvhay (93)

Score: 1.29

93
2,182 members, 61 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: hvhay (94)

Score: 1.29

94
2,192 members, 25 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: hvhay (95)

Score: 1.28

95
239 members, 1 review
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: hvhay (96)

Score: 1.28

96
78 members, 2 reviews
3.32 stars (3.32 stars)

Lists: hvhay (97)

Score: 1.28

97
94 members, 4 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: hvhay (98)

Score: 1.27

98
60 members, 1 review
3.17 stars (3.17 stars)

Lists: hvhay (99)

Score: 1.27

99
283 members, 7 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: hvhay (100)

Score: 1.27

100
1,012 members, 38 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: hvhay (29)

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: < 0

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About this list

Started by: hvhay (October 2016)

Type: Numbered

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