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Folio Society

Description: Books tagged Folio Society, vote for your favorite Folio books!

Based on tag: folio society

Members: 37 participating members (show all)

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1
59,486 members, 1,186 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Lists: Jeremy53 (1), Willoyd (1), benbulben (1), Bluewolf0411 (1), mark_lewis (1), ahef1963 (2), teddiepants (2), arne.frey (3), meredk (5), Steve_D (8), cej1027

Score: 36.71

2
39,054 members, 761 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: Jeremy53 (2), benbulben (2), Bluewolf0411 (2), mark_lewis (3), arne.frey (4), angelikat (4), featherwate (6), ahef1963 (8), Steve_D (11), CarltonC (35), cej1027

Score: 29.45

3
18,426 members, 253 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: JohnMB (1), wcarter (2), Jeremy53 (3), Willoyd (4), mark_lewis (4), meredk (6), nadyaduck (6), ahef1963 (12), cej1027

Score: 25.21

4
69,164 members, 949 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: DCBlack (1), Willoyd (2), mark_lewis (2), arne.frey (2), TheoClarke (2), nadyaduck (2), ahef1963 (3), Jeremy53 (4), cej1027

Thumbs down: booksaplenty1949, Bluewolf0411, featherwate

Score: 22.58

5
40,248 members, 398 reviews
4.53 stars (4.53 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), arne.frey (1), meredk (1), DCBlack (2), Willoyd (3), TheoClarke (4), Jeremy53 (5), nadyaduck (7)

Thumbs down: booksaplenty1949, Bluewolf0411, featherwate

Score: 20.37

6
22,616 members, 323 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

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

Score: 20.05

7
15,826 members, 249 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: DCBlack (4), mark_lewis (5), Smiler69 (5), Jeremy53 (6), Willoyd (7), teddiepants (13), ahef1963 (19), cej1027

Score: 19.11

8
60,660 members, 1,093 reviews
4.42 stars (4.42 stars)

Lists: teddiepants (1), meredk (2), kara.shamy (4), Jeremy53 (7), ahef1963 (9), Willoyd (12), CarltonC (15)

Thumbs down: Bluewolf0411

Score: 17.14

9
43,693 members, 658 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: erin4 (2), Bluewolf0411 (4), Jeremy53 (8), ahef1963 (13), arne.frey (35), wcarter (187), Moomin_Mama

Score: 16.77

10
34,855 members, 542 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: erin4 (1), Bluewolf0411 (3), arne.frey (6), meredk (7), Jeremy53 (9), ahef1963 (11)

Score: 16.56

11
37,268 members, 581 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: Bluewolf0411 (6), mark_lewis (6), Steve_D (9), erin4 (9), Jeremy53 (11), arne.frey (13), ahef1963 (22)

Score: 15.88

12
1,064 members, 11 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: HU2013 (2), teddiepants (4), nadyaduck (4), wcarter (10), Jeremy53 (12), Willoyd (13)

Score: 15.53

13
41,149 members, 557 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Bluewolf0411 (5), erin4 (6), Jeremy53 (10), Steve_D (12), CarltonC (16), ahef1963 (21), cej1027

Score: 15.39

14
8,711 members, 164 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: CarltonC (1), meredk (10), featherwate (11), Jeremy53 (13), Willoyd (31), ahef1963 (38), kara.shamy (54)

Score: 15.33

15
1,128 members, 13 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: HU2013 (1), jillmwo (4), Jeremy53 (14), ahef1963 (39), wcarter (44), elkeo

Score: 14.61

16
774 members, 12 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

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

Score: 14.34

17
3,563 members, 43 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

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

Thumbs down: featherwate

Score: 14

18
3,032 members, 26 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: Michael.Rimmer (1), HU2013 (10), Willoyd (26), Jeremy53 (27), wcarter (42), elkeo

Score: 13.9

19
13,232 members, 244 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

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

Score: 13.33

20
12,000 members, 348 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: arne.frey (5), wcarter (8), Willoyd (14), meredk (14), ahef1963 (15), Jeremy53 (16)

Score: 13.22

21
29,593 members, 836 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (2), Smiler69 (7), Jeremy53 (15), CarltonC (18), ahef1963 (60), cej1027

Score: 13.13

22
80 members, 0 reviews
5 stars (5 stars)

Lists: Cynfelyn (5), HU2013 (6), Jeremy53 (17), Steve_D (30), ahef1963 (77), elkeo

Score: 12.82

23
5,538 members, 77 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: HU2013 (3), nadyaduck (3), featherwate (4), Jeremy53 (18), ahef1963 (28)

Score: 12.59

24
6,145 members, 73 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: featherwate (3), DCBlack (3), erin4 (7), ahef1963 (16), Jeremy53 (19)

Score: 12.45

25
9,651 members, 111 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: erin4 (12), Jeremy53 (20), Willoyd (23), wcarter (30), ahef1963 (31), featherwate (41), kara.shamy (53)

Score: 12.34

26
1,922 members, 28 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

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

Score: 11.89

27
128 members, 6 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

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

Score: 11.68

28
7,149 members, 166 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

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

Score: 11.54

29
14,863 members, 340 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: mark_lewis (8), arne.frey (12), Jeremy53 (21), DCBlack (32), ahef1963 (45), cej1027

Score: 11.51

30
188 members, 0 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: HU2013 (5), Jeremy53 (22), Steve_D (31), ahef1963 (54), wcarter (107), elkeo

Score: 11.49

31
28,313 members, 483 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: Steve_D (7), arne.frey (7), angelikat (10), ahef1963 (14), Jeremy53 (23)

Score: 11.06

32
3,409 members, 107 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

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

Score: 10.83

33
3,731 members, 110 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

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

Score: 10.43

34
44,452 members, 736 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: meredk (4), kara.shamy (12), Willoyd (18), Jeremy53 (24), ahef1963 (24), cej1027

Thumbs down: Bluewolf0411

Score: 10.43

35
31,757 members, 444 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

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

Score: 10.4

36
4,679 members, 191 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: Michael.Rimmer (2), featherwate (20), CarltonC (22), Willoyd (42), ahef1963 (48)

Score: 10.19

37
759 members, 5 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: elkeo (2), teddiepants (24), Willoyd (27), Jeremy53 (28), featherwate (35), ahef1963 (51)

Thumbs down: Bluewolf0411

Score: 9.81

38
12,558 members, 164 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: meredk (8), featherwate (10), Jeremy53 (29), Willoyd (29), ahef1963 (36)

Score: 9.71

39
147 members, 4 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

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

Score: 9.62

40
7,339 members, 258 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

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

Score: 9.59

41
2,069 members, 50 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

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

Score: 9.59

42
15,467 members, 241 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

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

Score: 9.14

43
3,731 members, 86 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: jillmwo (2), CarltonC (9), Jeremy53 (30), Willoyd (30)

Score: 9.09

44
4,030 members, 134 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

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

Score: 9.08

45
3,533 members, 54 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

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

Score: 9.07

46
18,353 members, 377 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: mark_lewis (9), teddiepants (19), Willoyd (22), Jeremy53 (31), ahef1963 (67), cej1027

Thumbs down: kaykan

Score: 9.06

47
7,019 members, 99 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: meredk (13), featherwate (13), Jeremy53 (32), kara.shamy (52), Willoyd (53)

Score: 8.87

48
166 members, 2 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: HU2013 (9), wcarter (22), Jeremy53 (34), ahef1963 (53), featherwate (63)

Score: 8.72

49
29,761 members, 549 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: Steve_D (2), CarltonC (14), Jeremy53 (33), ahef1963 (52), cej1027

Thumbs down: Bluewolf0411

Score: 8.48

50
32,127 members, 424 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: Smiler69 (4), erin4 (10), Willoyd (19), ahef1963 (23), Jeremy53 (35), arne.frey (36)

Thumbs down: kaykan, Bluewolf0411

Score: 8.1

51
2,590 members, 74 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

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

Score: 8.02

52
4,439 members, 275 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

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

Score: 7.98

53
15,621 members, 207 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: arne.frey (24), kara.shamy (34), Jeremy53 (36), Willoyd (71), ahef1963 (71)

Score: 7.85

54
1,512 members, 25 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: GuyKennedy (3), CarltonC (25), Jeremy53 (37), Willoyd (81)

Score: 7.78

55
23,793 members, 420 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

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

Score: 7.76

56
11,788 members, 248 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

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

Score: 7.49

57
226 members, 0 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

Score: 7.48

58
3,831 members, 58 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

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

Score: 7.34

59
98 members, 2 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

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

Score: 7.28

60
15,036 members, 165 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

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

Score: 7.25

61
2,104 members, 42 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

62
103 members, 0 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

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

Score: 7.16

63
14,940 members, 454 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

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

Score: 7.08

64
1,380 members, 47 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: wcarter (16), featherwate (22), Jeremy53 (39), Willoyd (60)

Score: 6.89

65
3,302 members, 48 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

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

Score: 6.88

66
3,455 members, 29 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

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

Score: 6.8

67
by Ovid
1,249 members, 26 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: Michael.Rimmer (3), wcarter (18), featherwate (24)

Score: 6.79

68
2,300 members, 23 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: Steve_D (14), ahef1963 (63), Willoyd (66), cej1027

Score: 6.78

69
1,549 members, 88 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

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

Score: 6.76

70
22,449 members, 258 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: Bluewolf0411 (10), Willoyd (67), ahef1963 (123), cej1027

Score: 6.74

71
154 members, 0 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

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

Score: 6.74

72
12,368 members, 245 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: DCBlack (16), Willoyd (39), Jeremy53 (40), ahef1963 (47)

Score: 6.72

73
0 members, 0 reviews

Lists: Jeremy53 (41), ahef1963 (115), wcarter (163), elkeo

Score: 6.48

74
9,282 members, 164 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: mark_lewis (11), DCBlack (37), Willoyd (74), ahef1963 (81), cej1027

Thumbs down: Bluewolf0411

Score: 6.41

75
24,469 members, 488 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

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

Score: 6.29

76
11,155 members, 206 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

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

Score: 6.28

77
37,826 members, 548 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (15), Jeremy53 (42), ahef1963 (78), Willoyd (83)

Score: 6.28

78
5,625 members, 161 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: mark_lewis (19), arne.frey (37), Jeremy53 (44), ahef1963 (185)

Score: 6.18

79
3,547 members, 94 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: mark_lewis (20), arne.frey (38), Jeremy53 (45), ahef1963 (186)

Score: 6.13

80
1,405 members, 23 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

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

Score: 6.12

81
28,504 members, 334 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: CarltonC (26), kara.shamy (36), Jeremy53 (46), ahef1963 (146)

Score: 6.09

82
2,169 members, 59 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: mark_lewis (21), arne.frey (39), Jeremy53 (47), ahef1963 (187)

Score: 6.08

84
10,518 members, 205 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: CarltonC (2), Jeremy53 (48), ahef1963 (151)

Score: 6.02

85
15,780 members, 241 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

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

Score: 5.84

86
155 members, 4 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

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

Score: 5.8

87
1,982 members, 52 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: Cynfelyn (1), featherwate (27)

Score: 5.76

88
13,712 members, 302 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: CarltonC (7), mark_lewis (26), Jeremy53 (49)

Score: 5.74

89
113 members, 2 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Lists: Smiler69 (8), Steve_D (22), Jeremy53 (50)

Score: 5.73

90
92 members, 1 review
4.55 stars (4.55 stars)

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

Score: 5.67

91
28,708 members, 403 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (3), Jeremy53 (51), ahef1963 (156)

Score: 5.67

92
11,506 members, 161 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: featherwate (48), Jeremy53 (52), Willoyd (87), ahef1963 (87)

Score: 5.63

93
5,361 members, 64 reviews
4.44 stars (4.44 stars)

Lists: CarltonC (3), DCBlack (6)

Score: 5.6

94
1,319 members, 35 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

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

Score: 5.4

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

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

Score: 5.4

96
21,432 members, 427 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (6), teddiepants (18), Jeremy53 (53), ahef1963 (65)

Thumbs down: Bluewolf0411

Score: 5.39

97
1,146 members, 27 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 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)

98
2,053 members, 18 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: wcarter (17), featherwate (23), Jeremy53 (54)

Score: 5.27

99
2,145 members, 24 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

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

Score: 5.27

100
28,428 members, 392 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

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

Score: 5.27

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