“Pride and Prejudice – Just One Bunch of People Going to Each Other”: People Reveal Their Favorite Overwhelming Reviews of Classical Literature
- Chloe Ellen from Glasgow, racked up 33,000 retweets on a book review thread
- Post on Twitter, shared a hilarious one-star review of Pride and Prejudice
- Others were quick to contribute to the funny literary reviews they spotted online.
Hobbyist literary critics have gotten creative with their reviews, as evidenced by these fun articles spotted in online bookstores.
Chloe Ellen from Glasgow, who has nearly 2,000 subscribers on Twitter, shared a one-star Amazon review for Price and Prejudice as his all-time favorite literary review.
The funny review of the literary classic said, “Just a bunch of people going to other people’s homes.”
Racking up over 33,000 retweets, others quickly began contributing comments that made them laugh while choosing a book to buy, including an individual who dubbed James Joyce’s Ulysses “complacent drivel.”
Another accused Dr Seuss of One fish, two fish, goldfish, blue fish of having a political agenda.
Here FEMAIL shares some of the best reviews …
Chloe Ellen from Glasgow, sparked a thread of hilarious reviews on online bookstores – including a contributor who James Joyce dubbed Odysseus, “complacent drivel”
To be left on the shelf at bedtime! One person wrote a lengthy review of the children’s book One Fish, Two Fish, Goldfish, Blue Fish accusing author Dr. Seuss of having a political agenda
The viral thread began after Chloe posted a review of Pride and Prejudice that described the story as “one group of people going to the other’s house”
Don’t waste your time! Amazon buyer advised others to read a summary of Homer’s Odyssey instead of reading the full book
One person complained that Dante’s Hell had too many Italian names and places, although the book had an Italian author
Another person gave the children’s book Cars, Trucks and Things That Go five stars, while being enthusiastic about its portrayal of America.
Should be listed as an eyesore! Twitter user contributed to newspaper review focusing on Wizard of Oz deaths
One person said Karl Marx would be “very upset” that he had to pay for a copy of the Communist Manifesto
Another Amazon reviewer was impressed with Sodomy and the Pirate Tradition, writing a lengthy review saying it’s no coincidence JK Rowling fans are also making a purchase
Confusion! Reviewer who struggled to understand book on atheism said they had to stop reading because the book scared them