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Controversial Books

This page shows your 100 most controversial books, as measured by the standard deviation of members star ratings. (This is also the source of the Zeitgeist category "25 Books People Can't Agree on.") To be included, a book must have been rated at least 20 times. Work titles are given.

Standard
Deviation
RatingTitle
1.0843.61The Runelords by Dave Wolverton
1.0393.81The Reluctant Swordsman by Dave Duncan
1.0263.52Wizardborn by Dave Wolverton
0.9734.01Legend by David Gemmell
0.9453.8The Cutting Edge by Dave Duncan
0.943.48The Lair of Bones by Dave Wolverton
0.9314.05Waylander by David Gemmell
0.923.91The living God by Dave Duncan
0.8983.97Perilous Seas: Part Three of A Man of His Word by Dave Duncan
0.8983.75Lord of the Fire Lands: A Tale of the King's Blades by Dave Duncan
0.8953.92The stricken field by Dave Duncan
0.8953.94Faery Lands Forlorn by Dave Duncan
0.8933.82The Coming of Wisdom by Dave Duncan
0.8933.46Brotherhood of the Wolf by Dave Wolverton
0.8933.89Upland Outlaws by Dave Duncan
0.8843.84Winter Warriors by David Gemmell
0.8784.11Hero in the Shadows by David Gemmell
0.8754.1The First Chronicles of Druss the Legend by David Gemmell
0.8713.81The Gilded Chain by Dave Duncan
0.853.81Sky of Swords : A Tale of the King's Blades by Dave Duncan
0.8493.94Magic Casement by Dave Duncan
0.8453.99A Feast for Crows by George R. R. Martin
0.8454.02Waylander II: In The Realm of the Wolf by David Gemmell
0.8443.79The King Beyond the Gate by David Gemmell
0.8373.96The Legend of Deathwalker by David Gemmell
0.8274.04Emperor and Clown by Dave Duncan
0.8064.02White Wolf: A Novel of Druss the Legend by David Gemmell
0.8043.95The Destiny of the Sword by Dave Duncan
0.8014.39The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
0.7994.4A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin
0.7993.53Sons of the Oak by Dave Wolverton
0.7933.69Quest for lost heroes by David Gemmell
0.7744.02The Swords of Night and Day: A Novel of Druss the Legend and Skilgannon the Damned (A Novel of Skilgannon the Damned) by David Gemmell
0.7364.46A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 3) by George R. R. Martin
0.7244.35A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 2) by George R. R. Martin
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