Today in Very, Very Bad Reviews

by evanmcmurry

You know your book’s bad when the reviewer inserts the following warning in the middle of the only sentence of praise of a 1,500 word book review:

IF SOMEONE TAKES THIS HALF OF THE SENTENCE AND USES IT AS A BLURB I WILL HAVE YOUR GUTS FOR GARTERS

The rest of it ain’t any nicer, and contains the Winston Churchill nugget that “when a new book appears one should read an old one.” Read the whole etc.

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