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Folio Society

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

Based on tag: folio society

Members: 40 participating members (show all)

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1
59,636 members, 1,185 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
39,136 members, 764 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
18,483 members, 252 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
69,429 members, 951 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
40,339 members, 396 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
22,678 members, 324 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
15,889 members, 250 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
60,816 members, 1,092 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
43,824 members, 656 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
34,936 members, 540 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
37,349 members, 580 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
1,068 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
41,252 members, 562 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
8,747 members, 166 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
1,135 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
775 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
3,578 members, 43 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

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

Thumbs down: featherwate

Score: 14

18
3,043 members, 25 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

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

Score: 13.9

19
13,285 members, 244 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

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

Score: 13.33

20
12,056 members, 350 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
29,725 members, 837 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
5,541 members, 76 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

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

Score: 12.59

24
6,161 members, 73 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

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

Score: 12.45

25
9,684 members, 111 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

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

Score: 12.34

26
1,930 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
7,168 members, 165 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

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

Score: 11.54

29
14,931 members, 342 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
28,383 members, 478 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

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

Score: 11.06

32
3,413 members, 106 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

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

Score: 10.83

33
3,753 members, 112 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

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

Score: 10.43

34
44,565 members, 734 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
31,989 members, 445 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

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

Score: 10.4

36
4,693 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
12,602 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
7,358 members, 257 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

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

Score: 9.59

41
2,079 members, 51 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

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

Score: 9.59

42
15,503 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
3,738 members, 85 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

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

Score: 9.09

44
4,062 members, 134 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

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

Score: 9.08

45
3,544 members, 54 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

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

Score: 9.07

46
18,424 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
7,040 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
167 members, 2 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

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

Score: 8.72

49
29,843 members, 551 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
32,209 members, 425 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
2,597 members, 74 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

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

Score: 8.02

52
4,459 members, 277 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

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

Score: 7.98

53
15,648 members, 206 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

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

Score: 7.85

54
1,513 members, 25 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

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

Score: 7.78

55
23,883 members, 422 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

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

Score: 7.76

56
11,839 members, 247 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

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

Score: 7.49

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

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

Score: 7.48

58
3,841 members, 58 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 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
15,077 members, 165 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

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

Score: 7.25

61
2,107 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
14,962 members, 453 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

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

Score: 7.08

64
1,388 members, 47 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

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

Score: 6.89

65
3,309 members, 49 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

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

Score: 6.88

66
3,470 members, 29 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

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

Score: 6.8

67
1,254 members, 26 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

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

Score: 6.79

68
2,308 members, 23 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

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

Score: 6.78

69
1,561 members, 89 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

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

Score: 6.76

70
22,564 members, 260 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

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

Score: 6.74

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

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

Score: 6.74

72
12,410 members, 243 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
9,324 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
24,524 members, 489 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

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

Score: 6.29

76
11,184 members, 205 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

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

Score: 6.28

77
37,949 members, 548 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

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

Score: 6.28

78
5,643 members, 162 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

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

Score: 6.18

79
3,565 members, 95 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

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

Score: 6.13

80
1,409 members, 23 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

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

Score: 6.12

81
28,570 members, 334 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

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

Score: 6.09

82
2,176 members, 59 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

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

Score: 6.08

84
10,546 members, 206 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

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

Score: 6.02

85
15,815 members, 243 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

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

Score: 5.84

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

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

Score: 5.8

87
1,994 members, 52 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: Cynfelyn (1), featherwate (27)

Score: 5.76

88
13,722 members, 303 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

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

Score: 5.74

89
114 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
28,798 members, 401 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

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

Score: 5.67

92
11,515 members, 161 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

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

Score: 5.63

93
5,375 members, 64 reviews
4.44 stars (4.44 stars)

Lists: CarltonC (3), DCBlack (6)

Score: 5.6

94
1,324 members, 35 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

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

Score: 5.4

95
179 members, 2 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)

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

Score: 5.4

96
21,460 members, 425 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

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

Thumbs down: Bluewolf0411

Score: 5.39

97
1,152 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
2,071 members, 18 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

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

Score: 5.27

99
2,149 members, 24 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

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

Score: 5.27

100
28,498 members, 392 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

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

Score: 5.27

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