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"Let us pray she stays that way."

http://www.themorningnews.org/archives/reviews/lone_star_statements.php

Here's a list of one-star Amazon.com reviews people gave to novels that were also listed in Time Magazine's top 100 novels from 1923 to now.

An example:

“The only good thing to say about this “literary” drivel is that the person responsible, Virginia Woolf, has been dead for quite some time now. Let us pray to God she stays that way.”

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seawasp
Jan. 15th, 2006 02:48 pm (UTC)
I wish ...
...they'd used MINE from Lord of the Flies... Too long for them, though.
burger_eater
Jan. 16th, 2006 08:30 am (UTC)
Re: I wish ...
I'm curious about your review: Were the words in "[]" added by someone else to cover up profanity, or were they written by you?
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  • 14 Jan 2019, 21:47
    Oh, yeah, excellent point.
  • 14 Jan 2019, 21:46
    Oh yeah. Like the lawyers who get obvious really venal criminals off because it makes their success rate look good. But those are not the ones I am referring to in meaning well. These guys are mixed…
  • 14 Jan 2019, 20:37
    This reminds me of the time my wife was injured and the insurance guy handling her case did everything possible to deny and stall the payment. We had to put her surgery on a credit card because this…
  • 14 Jan 2019, 19:24
    The creepiest part is that some of them are actually well meaning.
  • 14 Jan 2019, 19:08
    Yeah. It's godawful what people will do when they have authority and no fear about using it.
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