A screamingly bad review

The goal of writing is to communicate, but the goal of communication goes beyond just being heard: it's being understood. What the person who understands then does with the communication received, well, that's past the writer's purview. Which is why bad reviews - really, scorchingly, over-the-top bad ones - interest me. Call the book names, call me names: now I know - you proved - that you heard what I had to say. Of course I'm happiest when what you heard pleased you greatly, but sometimes we scream the loudest when someone's told us something we do not want to hear. Munch_The_Scream_lithography

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