Controversial Books for Sirch

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

Standard Deviation Average Rating Your Rating Title
1.109 3.67 Gould's Book of Fish by Richard Flanagan
1.109 3.48 The Fat Man in History and Other Stories by Peter Carey
1.066 3.55 Eucalyptus by Murray Bail
1.064 3.59 It's Raining in Mango by Thea Astley
1.056 3.53 The Household Guide to Dying by Debra Adelaide
1.055 3.84 Dark Places by Kate Grenville
1.031 3.34 The First Stone: Some Questions About Sex and Power by Helen Garner
1.005 3.51 The Hamilton Case by Michelle de Kretser
0.977 3.55 The Sound of One Hand Clapping by Richard Flanagan
0.974 3.36 The Lost Dog by Michelle de Kretser
0.961 3.77 Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey
0.948 3.81 Tirra Lirra by the River by Jessica Anderson
0.929 3.76 March by Geraldine Brooks
0.919 3.52 The Jade Peony by Wayson Choy
0.908 3.78 The Idea of Perfection by Kate Grenville
0.902 3.96 Death of a River Guide by Richard Flanagan
0.888 3.64 Postcards from Surfers by Helen Garner
0.876 3.93 People of the Book: A Novel by Geraldine Brooks
0.872 3.63 White Gardenia by Belinda Alexandra
0.817 3.97 Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks
0.813 3.69 Foreign Correspondence: A Pen Pal's Journey from Down Under to All Over by Geraldine Brooks
0.805 4.05 Joe Cinque's Consolation by Helen Garner
0.752 3.9 The Spare Room by Helen Garner
0.751 3.68 Night Letters by Robert Dessaix
0.669 3.55 Intimacy and Solitude by Stephanie Dowrick
0.658 3.75 Drylands by Thea Astley