Half a dozen over-rated books

A Listmania! list by MrFlay "mrflay"
 
The Magus
1.  The Magus by John Fowles
The list author says:
  "As Peter Sellars said, 'if I had my life back again, I'd do everything exactly the same. Except I wouldn't read The Magus'."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (135 customer reviews)

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number9dream
2.  number9dream by David Mitchell
The list author says:
  "Hadn't the Booker panel read any of Haruki Murakami's novels, of which this is a pale and almost legally actionable imitation?"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews)

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The Lord of the Rings (3 Book Box set)
3.  The Lord of the Rings (3 Book Box set) by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "Leaden prose with relentless place names. See the movies. Read Gormenghast."
Used & New from: £5.74
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,349 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Dice Man
4.  The Dice Man by Luke Rhinehart
The list author says:
  "A criminal waste of a brilliant idea. Soft porn existentialism."
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (203 customer reviews)

White Teeth
5.  White Teeth by Zadie Smith
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (274 customer reviews)

The Bone People
6.  The Bone People by Keri Hulme
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

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