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I think he's right. Especially about Austen. Never read him though so I dunno if he has the skills to back himself up
but my sister likes him. and believe me that is a good sign. she has never recommended me a book that hasn't had some merit, and she recommends me books like every week.
i haven't read ANY of the authors he disses apart from Austen, and I haven't read Northanger Abbey. But I quite like Austen now, from what I've read. Most thin gs look better once you've written an essay on them...
i.e. he is arrogant. as shown by his opinions of other people and his mode of expressing them.
...everyones entitled to their opinion and his are fairly knob-on, especially anti-Austen and pro-Wells
though i like thomas hardy's poetry. dunno about his novels.
but you can have too low an opinion of yourself...
but it depends what you do with it. if your too high opinion of yourself leads to act like a prick, then yes, you can.
all the linked stories are about him attacking somebody else
Accusing an author of 'repetitiveness' seems like the most pathetic attack ever, though. :-D
Every author's repetitive.
I don't know about him, but I'm fucking great