Review vs. Literary Criticism (via Five Alarm Book Reviews)

This is, indeed, a fact. A lot of people usually get mixed up with the two. Good thing they were differentiated properly in this post. 🙂

The book review’s purpose is to present enough information about the book to help a person decide whether to read it. A review will state what the book is about, without giving away the full argument if non-fiction, or the plot if fiction. It could also have the reviewer's personal opinion, comments about the writing, and whether or not recommended to the prospective reader. By comparison, book criticism, more commonly known as literary criticism … Read More

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