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Members: 37 participating members (show all)

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1
54,032 members, 1,094 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

Lists: Willoyd (1), benbulben (1), Bluewolf0411 (1), cej1027 (1), mark_lewis (1), ahef1963 (2), teddiepants (2), arne.frey (3), Pigletto (4), meredk (5), Steve_D (8)

Score: 37.65

2
35,148 members, 679 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: benbulben (2), Bluewolf0411 (2), cej1027 (3), mark_lewis (3), arne.frey (4), angelikat (4), featherwate (6), ahef1963 (8), Steve_D (11), CarltonC (35), Pigletto (40)

Score: 28.83

3
16,360 members, 241 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: JohnMB (1), wcarter (2), Willoyd (4), mark_lewis (4), meredk (6), nadyaduck (6), ahef1963 (12), cej1027 (28), Pigletto (58)

Score: 23.47

4
60,966 members, 842 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: DCBlack (1), Willoyd (2), cej1027 (2), mark_lewis (2), arne.frey (2), TheoClarke (2), nadyaduck (2), ahef1963 (3), Pigletto (16)

Thumbs down: booksaplenty1949, Bluewolf0411, featherwate

Score: 23.22

5
19,771 members, 289 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: angelikat (1), featherwate (2), TheoClarke (3), Pepys (4), cej1027 (4), Willoyd (5), ahef1963 (10)

Score: 20.98

6
37,448 members, 380 reviews
4.53 stars (4.53 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), arne.frey (1), meredk (1), DCBlack (2), Willoyd (3), TheoClarke (4), nadyaduck (7), Pigletto (17)

Thumbs down: booksaplenty1949, Bluewolf0411, featherwate

Score: 19.66

7
55,766 members, 1,017 reviews
4.42 stars (4.42 stars)

Lists: teddiepants (1), Pigletto (1), meredk (2), kara.shamy (4), ahef1963 (9), Willoyd (12), CarltonC (15)

Thumbs down: Bluewolf0411

Score: 18.68

8
13,688 members, 224 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: DCBlack (4), cej1027 (5), mark_lewis (5), Smiler69 (5), Willoyd (7), teddiepants (13), ahef1963 (19)

Score: 17.34

9
32,349 members, 492 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: erin4 (1), Bluewolf0411 (3), arne.frey (6), meredk (7), Pigletto (9), ahef1963 (11)

Score: 16.56

10
37,769 members, 499 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Bluewolf0411 (5), cej1027 (6), erin4 (6), Pigletto (8), Steve_D (12), CarltonC (16), ahef1963 (21)

Score: 16.18

11
40,346 members, 591 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: erin4 (2), Bluewolf0411 (4), ahef1963 (13), Pigletto (33), arne.frey (35), wcarter (187), Moomin_Mama

Score: 16.06

12
18,476 members, 272 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: Smiler69 (2), erin4 (4), ahef1963 (5), Willoyd (6), arne.frey (9), meredk (11), Pigletto (13)

Thumbs down: eowynfaramir

Score: 16.04

13
17,400 members, 306 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: Smiler69 (3), erin4 (5), ahef1963 (6), Willoyd (8), arne.frey (10), meredk (12), Pigletto (14)

Thumbs down: eowynfaramir

Score: 15.12

14
11,944 members, 209 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: featherwate (1), wcarter (3), ahef1963 (7), Willoyd (10), Pigletto (28), kara.shamy (41)

Score: 15.07

15
25,909 members, 574 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: Smiler69 (1), erin4 (3), ahef1963 (4), arne.frey (8), Willoyd (9), meredk (9), Pigletto (12)

Thumbs down: eowynfaramir, Bluewolf0411

Score: 15.01

16
694 members, 11 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: HU2013 (4), teddiepants (5), angelikat (6), Willoyd (11), wcarter (11), cej1027 (32)

Score: 14.13

17
3,286 members, 41 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: wcarter (1), TheoClarke (1), nadyaduck (1), kafkachen (1)

Thumbs down: featherwate

Score: 14

18
34,080 members, 533 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: Bluewolf0411 (6), mark_lewis (6), Steve_D (9), erin4 (9), arne.frey (13), ahef1963 (22)

Score: 13.68

19
983 members, 10 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: HU2013 (2), teddiepants (4), nadyaduck (4), wcarter (10), Willoyd (13)

Score: 13.38

20
117 members, 6 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: GuyKennedy (1), teddiepants (3), Pepys (5), Willoyd (17), Pigletto (41)

Score: 13.27

21
7,978 members, 153 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: CarltonC (1), meredk (10), featherwate (11), Willoyd (31), ahef1963 (38), kara.shamy (54)

Score: 13.23

22
10,646 members, 295 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: arne.frey (5), wcarter (8), Willoyd (14), meredk (14), ahef1963 (15), Pigletto (21)

Score: 13.09

23
40,365 members, 686 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: Pigletto (2), meredk (4), cej1027 (7), kara.shamy (12), Willoyd (18), ahef1963 (24)

Thumbs down: Bluewolf0411

Score: 12.55

24
1,009 members, 13 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: HU2013 (1), jillmwo (4), ahef1963 (39), wcarter (44), elkeo

Score: 12.54

25
3,027 members, 99 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: jillmwo (1), teddiepants (12), Willoyd (16), Pigletto (32), kara.shamy (55), featherwate (118)

Score: 12.51

26
6,720 members, 239 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: kaykan (1), Pigletto (5), featherwate (12), Willoyd (25), ahef1963 (34)

Score: 12.27

27
3,287 members, 96 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: Pepys (6), wcarter (6), CarltonC (13), ahef1963 (29), Pigletto (31), featherwate (52)

Score: 12.13

28
1,761 members, 24 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: angelikat (3), featherwate (5), wcarter (9), ahef1963 (17), kara.shamy (20)

Score: 11.89

29
6,592 members, 155 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: elenchus (1), wcarter (4), DCBlack (5), Willoyd (15)

Score: 11.54

30
25,343 members, 647 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (2), Smiler69 (7), cej1027 (13), CarltonC (18), ahef1963 (60)

Score: 11.31

31
56,298 members, 888 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: Pigletto (3), Bluewolf0411 (7), Steve_D (13), CarltonC (19), ahef1963 (32)

Score: 11.2

32
14,346 members, 326 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: Pigletto (11), cej1027 (14), CarltonC (17), kara.shamy (28), Willoyd (32), ahef1963 (62)

Score: 11.08

33
25,415 members, 423 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: Steve_D (7), arne.frey (7), angelikat (10), ahef1963 (14), Pigletto (23)

Score: 11.06

34
75 members, 0 reviews
5 stars (5 stars)

Lists: Cynfelyn (5), HU2013 (6), Steve_D (30), ahef1963 (77), elkeo

Score: 10.85

35
4,876 members, 63 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: HU2013 (3), nadyaduck (3), featherwate (4), ahef1963 (28)

Score: 10.65

36
5,490 members, 65 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: featherwate (3), DCBlack (3), erin4 (7), ahef1963 (16)

Score: 10.54

37
28,366 members, 407 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: kaykan (2), Bluewolf0411 (9), cej1027 (18), Willoyd (37), ahef1963 (119)

Score: 10.45

38
9,076 members, 107 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: erin4 (12), Willoyd (23), wcarter (30), ahef1963 (31), featherwate (41), kara.shamy (53)

Score: 10.44

39
13,049 members, 309 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (8), mark_lewis (8), arne.frey (12), DCBlack (32), ahef1963 (45)

Score: 10.13

40
1,831 members, 45 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (10), wcarter (12), featherwate (14), Willoyd (20), ahef1963 (40)

Score: 9.95

41
3,986 members, 249 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: Steve_D (3), Willoyd (21), Pigletto (22), ahef1963 (25), featherwate (96)

Score: 9.82

42
168 members, 0 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: HU2013 (5), Steve_D (31), ahef1963 (54), wcarter (107), elkeo

Score: 9.65

43
13,435 members, 397 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: TheoClarke (5), Pigletto (6), angelikat (7), ahef1963 (18)

Score: 9.63

44
142 members, 4 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: meredk (3), wcarter (7), featherwate (9), DCBlack (24)

Score: 9.62

45
10,484 members, 218 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: angelikat (2), mark_lewis (7), Pigletto (29), ahef1963 (33)

Score: 9.22

46
14,281 members, 224 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: Bluewolf0411 (8), CarltonC (20), arne.frey (23), Willoyd (34), ahef1963 (70)

Score: 9.14

47
3,587 members, 116 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: meredk (15), ahef1963 (20), featherwate (25), Moomin_Mama

Score: 9.08

48
1,504 members, 25 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: arne.frey (11), CarltonC (21), Willoyd (35), Moomin_Mama

Score: 9.07

49
4,365 members, 178 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: featherwate (20), CarltonC (22), Pigletto (26), Willoyd (42), ahef1963 (48)

Score: 8.6

50
961 members, 8 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: willow1212k (2), Willoyd (24), wcarter (31), Pigletto (38)

Score: 8.48

51
2,713 members, 22 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: HU2013 (10), Willoyd (26), wcarter (42), elkeo

Score: 8.15

52
29,823 members, 393 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: Smiler69 (4), erin4 (10), Willoyd (19), ahef1963 (23), Pigletto (35), arne.frey (36)

Thumbs down: kaykan, Bluewolf0411

Score: 8.1

53
708 members, 5 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: elkeo (2), teddiepants (24), Willoyd (27), featherwate (35), ahef1963 (51)

Thumbs down: Bluewolf0411

Score: 8.07

54
20,853 members, 372 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: jillmwo (5), cej1027 (12), Willoyd (28), ahef1963 (57)

Score: 8.02

55
2,350 members, 69 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: HU2013 (7), teddiepants (15), featherwate (17), ahef1963 (44)

Score: 8.02

56
11,420 members, 153 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: meredk (8), featherwate (10), Willoyd (29), ahef1963 (36)

Score: 7.98

57
22,056 members, 464 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: Pepys (7), angelikat (8), Pigletto (43), Willoyd (58)

Score: 7.85

58
25,939 members, 361 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: Pigletto (7), kara.shamy (8), Willoyd (59), ahef1963 (59)

Score: 7.72

59
1,372 members, 26 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: Steve_D (15), teddiepants (17), Pigletto (19), ahef1963 (26)

Score: 7.69

60
13,451 members, 330 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: willow1212k (1), Pigletto (20), ahef1963 (27)

Score: 7.65

61
200 members, 0 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: HU2013 (8), teddiepants (21), featherwate (29), ahef1963 (49)

Score: 7.48

62
3,397 members, 80 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: jillmwo (2), CarltonC (9), Willoyd (30)

Score: 7.38

63
3,542 members, 54 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: elenchus (2), DCBlack (9), Willoyd (33)

Score: 7.34

64
87 members, 0 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: Tim-Morrison (1), wcarter (23), featherwate (58)

Score: 7.28

65
13,706 members, 153 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: erin4 (11), arne.frey (17), ahef1963 (30), teddiepants (72)

Score: 7.25

66
1,950 members, 39 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: Cynfelyn (4), mark_lewis (12), Willoyd (46), teddiepants (61), ahef1963 (93)

Thumbs down: kaykan

Score: 7.23

67
16,161 members, 343 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: mark_lewis (9), teddiepants (19), Willoyd (22), cej1027 (29), ahef1963 (67)

Thumbs down: kaykan

Score: 7.19

68
6,360 members, 91 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: meredk (13), featherwate (13), kara.shamy (52), Willoyd (53)

Score: 7.19

69
94 members, 0 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: teddiepants (10), wcarter (24), Willoyd (36), featherwate (55)

Score: 7.16

70
27,140 members, 494 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: Steve_D (2), cej1027 (11), CarltonC (14), ahef1963 (52)

Thumbs down: Bluewolf0411

Score: 7.12

71
147 members, 2 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: HU2013 (9), wcarter (22), ahef1963 (53), featherwate (63)

Score: 7.06

72
10,719 members, 204 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: DCBlack (16), Pigletto (25), Willoyd (39), ahef1963 (47)

Score: 6.92

73
3,086 members, 48 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: elenchus (3), DCBlack (10), Willoyd (40)

Score: 6.88

74
2,977 members, 23 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: mark_lewis (10), DCBlack (36), Willoyd (41), ahef1963 (80)

Score: 6.8

75
1,309 members, 67 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: teddiepants (22), CarltonC (23), featherwate (33), Willoyd (64)

Score: 6.76

76
141 members, 0 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: willow1212k (4), teddiepants (6), wcarter (76)

Score: 6.74

77
15,784 members, 263 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (7), Pigletto (47), Willoyd (86), ahef1963 (86)

Score: 6.61

78
34,615 members, 513 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (15), Pigletto (34), ahef1963 (78), Willoyd (83)

Score: 6.36

79
32,413 members, 469 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: willow1212k (3), ahef1963 (35), Pigletto (39)

Score: 6.29

80
10,393 members, 189 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: CarltonC (24), arne.frey (27), ahef1963 (74), Willoyd (77)

Score: 6.28

81
23,884 members, 314 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: arne.frey (16), kara.shamy (30), Willoyd (44), ahef1963 (50), Pigletto (51)

Thumbs down: Pepys

Score: 6.26

82
13,963 members, 187 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: arne.frey (24), kara.shamy (34), Willoyd (71), ahef1963 (71)

Score: 6.22

83
1,364 members, 24 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: GuyKennedy (3), CarltonC (25), Willoyd (81)

Score: 6.16

84
1,271 members, 23 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: mark_lewis (15), Willoyd (48), teddiepants (56), wcarter (172)

Score: 6.12

85
8,968 members, 266 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (21), Pigletto (45), Willoyd (85), ahef1963 (85)

Score: 6.05

87
14,430 members, 216 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: wcarter (35), Willoyd (50), ahef1963 (55), featherwate (114)

Score: 5.84

88
6,089 members, 87 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: Pigletto (37), kara.shamy (43), ahef1963 (82), Willoyd (84)

Score: 5.83

89
144 members, 3 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: teddiepants (7), wcarter (32), featherwate (34)

Score: 5.8

90
1,781 members, 51 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: Cynfelyn (1), featherwate (27)

Score: 5.76

91
3,861 members, 76 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: Steve_D (5), ahef1963 (42), Pigletto (54)

Score: 5.72

92
84 members, 0 reviews
4.5 stars (4.5 stars)

Lists: teddiepants (8), wcarter (27), featherwate (46)

Score: 5.67

93
5,045 members, 60 reviews
4.45 stars (4.45 stars)

Lists: CarltonC (3), DCBlack (6)

Score: 5.6

94
1,186 members, 32 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: wcarter (15), featherwate (19), Willoyd (57)

Score: 5.4

95
152 members, 2 reviews
3.38 stars (3.38 stars)

Lists: HU2013 (12), Steve_D (25), wcarter (56)

Score: 5.4

96
1,027 members, 21 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: CarltonC (4), featherwate (97), ahef1963 (105)

Score: 5.35

Explanations:

CarltonC (4): A delightful Wodehouse novel, combining the setting of Blandings Castle, with Lord Emsworth, Lady Constance, Beach, Baxter and the Empress of Blandings as backing characters, and the anarchy that is Uncle Fred (5th Earl of Ickenham) and his unfortunate nephew, Pongo Twistleton. The main story, to the extent that it is important, involves Horace Pendlebury-Davenport (a poet and friend of Pongo) who needs a sum of money (starting at £500 but reduced later to £250) to purchase an onion soup bar, so that he has an income and can marry Polly Pott. Now the Duke of Dunstable (uncle of Horace and the man with the money to fund the soup bar purchase) has invited himself to stay at Blandings Castle. Uncle Fred views Polly Pott as a surrogate daughter and so wants to be able to introduce Polly Pott to the Duke of Dunstable and for him to think well of her, so that he will let Horace have the money to purchase the soup bar. To achieve this, Uncle Fred impersonates Sir Roderick Glossop to get himself (and Polly Pott impersonating his daughter) invited down to Blandings Castle by Lord Emsworth. Lord Emsworth invites Uncle Fred (posing as Glossop) as he wants to evict the Duke of Dunstable, who has shocked him by advising that he wants to take the Empress of Blandings (an enormous, prize winning black Berkshire sow) to make her fit. Uncle Fred (posing as Glossop) is to certify that the Duke of Dunstable is insane, as he throws eggs at gardeners (and others) who whistle or sing The Bonnie Banks o' Loch Lomond, All of this is the recipe for one of the most delightful and amusing stories that I have ever read. Even less than with any of the other Wodehouse novels that I have read is the plot important. The complicated plot and numerous characters just form a structure upon which Wodehouse can place vastly humorous scenes and incidents. It is extremely silly and very funny. I particularly enjoyed the character of Claude "Mustard" Pott, a private detective and former bookie, and having checked Wikipedia am somewhat disappointed that this was Wodehouse's only outing of this character. However, although this is a very funny novel, this is not where to start reading Wodehouse, as the novel benefits from the inclusion of minor characters from other novels, mainly the earlier Blandings novels, so that you appreciate the full humour of some of the scenes with Lord Emsworth, Baxter and Beach, by knowing their previous exploits. There is also a colliding of fictional universes with the cameo appearance of Sir Roderick Glossop, who appears in several Jeeves and Wooster short stories and novels . Highly recommended for those already well acquainted with Wodehouse's timeless stories.… (more)

97
1,223 members, 40 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: wcarter (16), featherwate (22), Willoyd (60)

Score: 5.28

98
1,975 members, 23 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: arne.frey (14), featherwate (26), Willoyd (61)

Score: 5.27

99
248 members, 3 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: teddiepants (70), ahef1963 (95), elkeo

Score: 5.22

100
155 members, 0 reviews
4.48 stars (4.48 stars)

Lists: featherwate (15), arne.frey (33), Willoyd (62)

Score: 5.13

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