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Old 23rd Jun 2007, 11:24   #20
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Default Re: Worst self published books

Originally Posted by BiNS View Post
There's a self published book around at the moment which I think puts most, probably all, of the others to shame. Take a look at the effort the guy has put into the website alone. The book is not perfect, but better than 95% of the tat that 'mainstream' publishers foist on young readers in the vain hope of trousering a few million when the great unwashed discover their new JKR. The author has been published (successfully) before but took the decision to self publish this one because he feared the heavy hand of an editor may spoil some of the clues hidden in the text.
Do we take it that you have a copy of Justin Thyme, BiNS? The 13 yr old billionaire and scientific whizz sounds like Artemis Fowl.
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