Late bloomers: 10 classic books with terrible initial reviews


#TIA – These late bloomers among literary classics are just the encouragement we struggling writers needed to keep at it.

“Just because books are lauded today, doesn’t mean they weren’t, in their own time, received with anger, fear, and disdain. Some of the most valuable works of literature we have got their start amidst disgrace and outrage, though in the long run at least, they didn’t seem to suffer too much for it.”

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