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1Whose novel was rejected as “Overwhelmingly nauseating, even to an enlightened Freudian… I recommend that it be buried under a stone for a thousand years.”
2Which novelist in 1996 received a rejection letter from the Detroit pizza chain Little Caesars after accidentally attempting five times to submit their first novel to it?
3″The girl doesn’t, it seems to me, have a special perception or feeling which would lift that book above the ‘curiosity’ level.” Who was the girl?
5″Could not the Captain be struggling with a depravity towards young, perhaps voluptuous, maidens?” Which literary seadog was so dismissed?