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Huffington Post Readers' Picks: 6 Of The Meanest Book Reviews Ever (PHOTOS)

First Posted: 10/02/10 06:46 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 06:50 PM ET

In our article The 5 Meanest Reviews Ever, we asked you for some of your own personal favorite venomous reviews.

You responded, telling us about reviews that refer to books that would be better served in filling gaps. And that's just the tip of the iceberg.

Read on for some truly mean things ...

We're always open to hearing more: What else is out there?

"Against The Day" by Thomas Pynchon
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Malcolm Gregory Love said: "My favorite Michiko Kakutani review was 'Thomas Pynchon’s new novel, ‘Against the Day,’ reads like the sort of imitation of a Thomas Pynchon novel that a dogged but ungainly fan of this author’s might have written on quaaludes. It is a humongous, bloated jigsaw puzzle of a story, pretentious without being provocative, elliptical without being illuminating, complicated without being rewardingly complex.' Ouch."

Read the original review here.
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