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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
1.4162.62Asterix and the Falling Sky by Albert Uderzo
1.3563.67Viking Ships at Sunrise by Mary Pope Osborne
1.3113.92The History of Zadig, or Destiny: An Oriental Tale by Voltaire
1.2854.2Dot and Anton by Erich Kästner
1.2723.33Phantom Of The Auditorium by R. L. Stine
1.2713.35Mutant Message Down Under by Marlo Morgan
1.2622.45Barry Trotter and the Shameless Parody by Michael Gerber
1.2383.56Lautlos by Frank Schätzing
1.2323.54La Révolution des fourmis by Bernard Werber
1.213.74The battle of Kadesh by Christian Jacq
1.2013.8The Haunted School by R. L. Stine
1.1973.32Night of the Living Dummy by R. L. Stine
1.1963.44Vollidiot by Tommy Jaud
1.1943.67Under the western acacia by Christian Jacq
1.1913.65The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing
1.1893.83Magic Tree House #18: Buffalo Before Breakfast by Mary Pope Osborne
1.1853.74Für jede Lösung ein Problem by Kerstin Gier
1.1783.53The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
1.1673.41Why Men Don't Listen and Women Can't Read Maps: How We're Different and What to Do About It by Allan Pease
1.1633.29The White Masai by Corinne Hofmann
1.1623.76Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives by Dan Millman
1.1583.05In the Cut by Susanna Moore
1.1553.72The Lady of Abu Simbel by Christian Jacq
1.143.4The Prophecy of the Stones by Flavia Bujor
1.1373.7The Journeys of Socrates: An Adventure by Dan Millman
1.1373.36Tintin in America by Hergé
1.1353.45Ceux qui vont mourir te saluent by Fred Vargas
1.1343.56Runaway Horse by Martin Walser
1.1333.65The eternal temple by Christian Jacq
1.1283.56The son of light by Christian Jacq
1.1263.72Eragon by Christopher Paolini
1.1263.55Eleven Minutes by Paulo Coelho
1.1243.48Fish! A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results by Stephen C. Lundin
1.1233.2The Sky Is Falling with Bonus Material by Sidney Sheldon
1.1183.85Great Virtues by André Comte-Sponville
1.1173.2Digital Fortress by Dan Brown
1.1123.13Monster Blood by R. L. Stine
1.1123.27Resturlaub: Das Zweitbuch by Tommy Jaud
1.1093.28The Solomon Sisters Wise Up by Melissa Senate
1.1073.42The First Century After Beatrice by Amin Maalouf
1.1073.67The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
1.1053.47The Wave by Todd Strasser
1.1053.27Skipping Christmas by John Grisham
1.13.13Blow Fly by Patricia Cornwell
1.0943.76The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
1.0913.42The Pilgrimage: A Contemporary Quest for Ancient Wisdom by Paulo Coelho
1.0883.66Salt On Our Skin by Benoîte Groult
1.0883.47Marion Zimmer Bradley's Ancestors of Avalon by Diana L. Paxson
1.0853.66Angels & Demons by Dan Brown
1.0833.48Mondscheintarif by Ildikó von Kürthy
1.0813.83The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
1.0773.6If You Could See Me Now [Abridged Audiobook] by Cecelia Ahern
1.0774Der Struwwelpeter by Heinrich Hoffmann
1.0713.64Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon
1.0673.45Paris in the Twentieth Century by Jules Verne
1.0653.74True West by Sam Shepard
1.0653.73The Mystery of the Screaming Clock (The Three Investigators No. 9) by Robert Arthur
1.0643.77Not without my daughter by Betty Mahmoody
1.0623.67Where Rainbows End by Cecelia Ahern
1.0593.83History of Beauty by Umberto Eco
1.0573.79The Swarm by Frank Schätzing
1.0552.93Tintin in the Congo by Hergé
1.0543.33Are You Experienced? by William Sutcliffe
1.0523.56Le Jour des fourmis by Bernard Werber
1.0483.48I dreamed of Africa by Kuki Gallmann
1.0473.61Lisey's Story by Stephen King
1.0463.61The English Roses by Madonna
1.0453.5Loves Music, Loves to Dance by Mary Higgins Clark
1.0423.71The Pinballs by Betsy Byars
1.0423.32Deception Point by Dan Brown
1.043.41Attack of the Mutant by R. L. Stine
1.043.37Friday and Robinson: life on Esperanza Island by Michel Tournier
1.0393.9Märchenmond. Eine phantastische Geschichte. ( Ab 12 J.) by Wolfgang Hohlbein
1.0383.85The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett
1.0373.53The Postman by Antonio Skármeta
1.0333.77The Fist of God by Frederick Forsyth
1.0323.72Asterix and the Magic Carpet by Albert Uderzo
1.0323.22Back from Africa by Corinne Hofmann
1.033.86Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In by Roger Fisher
1.033.2The Last Templar by Raymond Khoury
1.033.74PS, I Love You by Cecelia Ahern
1.0293.37The Regulators by Richard Bachman
1.0273.96The Tree of Knowledge: The Biological Roots of Human Understanding by Humberto R. Maturana
1.0243.54The Lemon Table by Julian Barnes
1.0233.6Stoneheart by Charlie Fletcher
1.0223.49Golden Buddha by Clive Cussler
1.0213.76The Blessing Stone by Barbara Wood
1.023.81The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
1.0173.95How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
1.0142.7The Mosaic Crimes by Giulio Leoni
1.0123.64Curses! Broiled Again!: The Hottest Urban Legends Going by Jan Harold Brunvand
1.0123.88Open Season by Linda Howard
1.0083.66The Wedding by Dorothy West
1.0073.38The End of Summer by Rosamunde Pilcher
1.0053.75The Cat Who Came in Off the Roof by Annie M.G. Schmidt
1.0053.84Max und Moritz by Wilhelm Busch
1.0053.31The Eleventh Plague by John S. Marr
1.0043.28The Last Precinct by Patricia Cornwell
1.0033.78Biedermann und die Brandstifter by Max Frisch
1.0033.46Cell by Stephen King
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