I haven’t had a chance to read all of Irene Iddesleigh, or Delina Delaney – but believe me, I soon plan to rectify that. O’Connell provides some. Irene Iddesleigh is Mrs. Ros’s first novel. A simple tale of misalliance, it tells of how Irene married Sir John Dunfern despite her true love for the feckless Oscar. In this vein, her lone novel Irene Iddesleigh is also considered one of the worst books ever written, and now you can download it for free over at.

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Yet such is life. Lewis said that this was the worst book iddesleihg written in the English language. Her body is found a day or so later in the yard of the home of the family that adopted her.

Otherwise, Click here to log in. Stephanie Jackson rated it did not like it Oct 02, Feb 22, Tabitha rated it it was amazing Shelves: During her first visit to Larne she met Andrew Ross, a widower of 35, who was station master there. Such a division never really existed. Set up a giveaway. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

Is Amanda McKittrick Ros the worst novelist in history?

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. I haven’t had a chance to read all of Irene Iddesleighor Delina Delaney — but believe me, I soon plan to rectify that. Who can put a price on an experience like that? Jan 11, Amy added it. Jul 27, David Katzman marked it as to-read. She was steadfastly convinced that it was of the highest standard, that Irene Iddesleigh and Delina Delaney were classics to stand alongside the work of Defoe, Eliot, and Dickens.


This is supposed to be one of the worst novels ever written.

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This book is so bad it’s actually not that bad at all. She was a sort of Bizarro World Oscar Wilde: Commonly thought to be the worst novel ever written, Irene Iddesleigh is a quick reverse how-to on writing a book – – see how many pages you can stomach before giving up, and remember not to do any of what you oddesleigh read in your own book.

I mean, who would print it? The history behind Irene Iddesleigh will no doubt remind you of the aforementioned Fifty Shades. On 11 November as part of a year celebration, the librarian Idfesleigh Legg hosted a major retrospective of her works, culminating in a public reading by 65 delegates of the entire contents of Fumes of Jrene.

Given the era when was written, and that it was published as a gift, it cou Fantastically florid, marvelously moral WaPo called it the worst book ever written.

Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. I myself was betided with oceans of confusion, seas of ignorance, and rivers of befuddlement to discover that Sir John was meant to be an estimable pillar of love and charity. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.


I had to stop, but I might finish it another time if I can summon up enough courage and fortitude. This terrible novelist was a sort of early avatar of the spirit of the Epic Fail. Her other books are rare and first editions command prices of USD on the used-book market. Overly florid, with more phrases in convoluted language than any contract written by a tribunal of lawyers, it was an entertaining read.

This is how she tells us that Delina earned money by doing needlework: Get to Know Us. This book is as bad as I had heard, a masterwork of inept writing.

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Irene Iddesleigh by Amanda McKittrick Ros

Tolkien, and their fellow Inklings were largely responsible for this enthusiasm: Illustration by Mark Alan Stamaty. With prose that’s more purple than an eggplant in a lavender field, this novel is currently celebrating over years of being a literary running gag. Then, as its enormities went on getting more and iddesleibh enormous in every line, the book seemed something titanic, gigantic, awe-inspiring.