--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Kevin Burton Smith <kvnsmith@...> wrote:
> A blurbs B, B blurbs A, and neither seems to have read the other's
> book. So why trust the opinion of either A or B?
Isn't that also the result of a (generally) pretty lenient policy of book reviewing, at least when it comes to the mystery genre? I can't think of any other genre (not to mention mainstream fiction) in which critics are more reluctant to pull the trigger when a work so deserves it.
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