The Most Overrated Novels Ever Written

A Listmania! list by Beca "beca_uk2002" (Aylesbury)
 
Anna Karenina (Penguin Classics)
1.  Anna Karenina (Penguin Classics) by Leo Tolstoy
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  "What exactly do people see in this selfish heroine?!"
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Birdsong (Vintage War)
2.  Birdsong (Vintage War) by Sebastian Faulks
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  "Moments of narrative genius in the trenches ruined by a cliched love story"
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The Thorn Birds
3.  The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough
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  "The potential of the first few chapters desecrated by the author's loss of interest in her characters"
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The Lord of The Rings (Based on the 50th Anniversary Single volume edition 2004)
4.  The Lord of The Rings (Based on the 50th Anniversary Single volume edition 2004) by J. R. R. Tolkien
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  "This would be a wonderful novel if Tolkein had dropped the second book and maintained the standard of book one"
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Katherine (Coronet Books)
5.  Katherine (Coronet Books) by Anya Seton
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  "Romantic trash"
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