Review: No Angel

Editorial Review - - Norah Piehl

Last year the Overlook Press, previously best known for publishing literary fiction and reissuing the Freddy the Pig children's books, took a gamble and published a big, popular book, THE COMPANY by Robert Littell. Its success prompted the publisher to tackle an equally ambitious project this year. This time, though, the novel is socalled women's fiction, and the subject matter is not the history ... Read full review

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This book should have been titled, "No Editing" instead of "No Angel." Although the story line was great, albeit sometimes tedious, the writing, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and editing were unforgivable. It is the worst
-written book I have read in my entire life! It is so ironic that the book is about excellence in publishing, when the writing and editing of this book are so abysmal. I started keeping track of the errors, but since there were so many on each page, I finally gave up. I would love to read the other two books in the trilogy, but cannot unless I'm informed beforehand that proper editing has been done. Otherwise the reader frustration would be too great to bear. What a shame.

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