Afterword - Female Novelists

Contributors to the Afterword blogsite (www.theafterword.co.uk) were asked to suggest their favourite female writers. This is what they came up with.

If you are in a reading circle and you feel that there have been slightly too many male writers, this list may help to put things right.
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3.73 avg rating — 79,412 ratings
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4.41 avg rating — 129,303 ratings
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3.80 avg rating — 49,367 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 98,512 ratings
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3.86 avg rating — 26,908 ratings
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4.20 avg rating — 18,965 ratings
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3.84 avg rating — 10,588 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 651,031 ratings
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3.13 avg rating — 621 ratings
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3.67 avg rating — 188,647 ratings
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3.66 avg rating — 32,513 ratings
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3.76 avg rating — 69,860 ratings
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3.82 avg rating — 3,261 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 222,047 ratings
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3.81 avg rating — 5,985 ratings
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3.81 avg rating — 19,453 ratings
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3.74 avg rating — 10,975 ratings
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3.80 avg rating — 65,785 ratings
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3.43 avg rating — 89,007 ratings
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21

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4.41 avg rating — 100 ratings
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3.78 avg rating — 5,453 ratings
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3.48 avg rating — 5,538 ratings
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3.62 avg rating — 605 ratings
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25

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3.65 avg rating — 47,393 ratings
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4.02 avg rating — 960 ratings
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4.03 avg rating — 127,226 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 1,659,812 ratings
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4.10 avg rating — 72,362 ratings
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4.27 avg rating — 3,407,265 ratings
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4.05 avg rating — 372,722 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 16,671 ratings
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3.87 avg rating — 135,596 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 1,066 ratings
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3.51 avg rating — 2,103 ratings
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3.65 avg rating — 5,788 ratings
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3.73 avg rating — 46,145 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 8,010 ratings
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3.91 avg rating — 11,281 ratings
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3.96 avg rating — 44,136 ratings
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42

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3.73 avg rating — 67,500 ratings
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4.11 avg rating — 403,048 ratings
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3.96 avg rating — 10,757 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 5,308 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 2,111 ratings
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3.64 avg rating — 2,927 ratings
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3.49 avg rating — 3,071 ratings
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3.72 avg rating — 2,739 ratings
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3.60 avg rating — 42,732 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 93,717 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 138,575 ratings
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3.25 avg rating — 8,996 ratings
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4.32 avg rating — 47,581 ratings
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4.15 avg rating — 97,595 ratings
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3.67 avg rating — 14,198 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 14,476 ratings
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3.67 avg rating — 33,879 ratings
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3.60 avg rating — 76,984 ratings
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3.68 avg rating — 5,965 ratings
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3.99 avg rating — 22,650 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 7,629 ratings
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3.71 avg rating — 5,160 ratings
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3.80 avg rating — 35,268 ratings
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3.68 avg rating — 192 ratings
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4.01 avg rating — 134 ratings
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3.57 avg rating — 952 ratings
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3.74 avg rating — 642 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 7,112 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 1,028 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 201,050 ratings
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3.89 avg rating — 102,793 ratings
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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 242,083 ratings
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3.53 avg rating — 790 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 2,148,815 ratings
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