The latest novel from Samantha Harvey is truly superb, but left its reviewer at a loss for how to describe it.
What do you look for in a good book, as a reader and reviewer?
Our reviewer Michael Caines asks if the eclecticism adds up to an adventure.
The reviewer's final queries about “a number of loose ends” give as much flavor of the whole as the critique that precedes it.
The only time I looked at a review on Amazon, the reviewer reminded me of Kathy Bates in Misery.
The reviewer asks: "Were those five persons executed that day without any spiritual adviser?"
It states that she joined the staff of The Freewoman as a reviewer in 1911.
The reviewer represents me as prejudiced against Cotton Mather.
We have seen how our reviewer makes, let us now see how he unmakes, history.
Does he always speak of himself in the plural, like a king, or a reviewer?
1610s, "one who reviews" (in any sense), agent noun from review (v.). Specifically, "one who critically examines and passes judgment on new publications or productions; a writer of reviews" is from 1650s.