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David MitchellDavid Mitchell's newest mind-bending, time-skipping novel may be his most accomplished work yet. Written in six sections, one per decade, The Bone... Continue »
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The Outcast: A Novel by Sadie Jones
The Outcast: A Novel

sammy falzone, March 24, 2008

Look, when did it become OK to write in the PASSIVE VOICE? I expect more from the British - it is THEIR language. But Sadie Jones, a rank amateur if there ever was, needs to study writing at one of those American Fine Art colleges and LEARN that "It was" ,and other weak constructions like it, stinks; that it is bad and WRONG to overuse "IT WAS". She uses the word WAS and the like about 9000 times. It is a terrible novel and all of you applauding it are nothing but analphabets . . . IT WAS IT WAS IT WAS TERRIBLE IT WAS . . . .
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