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.

1.1783.53The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
1.0853.66Angels & Demons by Dan Brown
1.0713.83The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien
1.0673.91Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
1.0343.65The Queen of the Damned by Anne Rice
1.0123.78The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas
1.0013.58Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
0.9923.78The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
0.9713.89White Fang by Jack London
0.9663.92The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice
0.9653.93Atonement by Ian McEwan
0.9593.84Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice
0.9583.77The Call of the Wild by Jack London
0.9314.34Phantom by Susan Kay
0.9124.23Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
0.8993.94Dracula by Bram Stoker
0.8893.89The Sea Wolf by Jack London
0.8854.27Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1) by J. K. Rowling
0.8814.16Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling
0.8684.26The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.8673.64King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard
0.8614.11North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
0.8614.26Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling
0.8584.08The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
0.8583.93Hornblower During the Crisis by C. S. Forester
0.8364.1Hornblower and the Atropos by C. S. Forester
0.8274.32Watchmen by Alan Moore
0.8243.95Mr. Midshipman Hornblower by C. S. Forester
0.8164.42Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling
0.8044.35Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling
0.8034.1Lieutenant Hornblower by C. S. Forester
0.7974.09Hornblower and the "Hotspur" by C. S. Forester
0.7944.35Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling
0.7854.39Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling
0.7584.52The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
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