[Editorial note: The following citations come from one-star Amazon reviews of Ralph Ellison’s novel Invisible Man (which is great, by the way). I’ve preserved the reviewers’ own styles of punctuation and spelling. More one-star Amazon reviews.]
The Invisible man and his wife, the invisible woman, had their second child. Just like their first child, the second one isn’t much to look at.
If ever there was a book that should be banned, I think this might be one
child fight club, drinking whiskey in whorehouses and incest
snatch the rosy infants from wombs of expectant mothers
Someone has to stand up to this kind of gross stuff!
all manner of utterly confusing events take stage
he is killing me with his “beautiful” prose
Mom I don’t think I should be reading this
paragraphs ( Yes, paragraphs!)
I am not cultured enough
Oprah might like it doh.
the longest sentences
I do not understand.
spit on her nipples
to much symbolism
I am not a prude
urge to ramble
BAD BAD BOOK.
NEVER read this book
We discarded the book
the lead character is naive
this book will destroy life itself
I am compelled to rip it, burn it
Terrible reading. I had to turn it off.
a long winded speech about nothing
this book needs relegated to the 1950’s
the ending, which envolves a coal mine
Really pretty sick stuff here. Good luck.
my 17 year old daughter for AP English
on my son’s required reading list for school
my son to read for his high school honors English class
required reading for my son’s high school English class
A very dark read that shows how nothing’s changed in 50 years
Toni Morrison tends to do the same thing in some of her novels.
If you are expecting something along the lines of H.G. Wells’ classic, you will be sorely disappointed.
although I saw that Saul Bellow had praised it, I found the promise of Invisible Man intriguing nonetheless
This movie was NOT worth 19.99 nothing special, different or unique. Should have just watched Sleeping With The Enemy” over again. Wasted 19.99.