Quotation by Virginia Woolf

Never did I read such tosh. As for the first two chapters we will let them pass, but the 3rd 4th 5th 6th—merely the scratching of pimples on the body of the bootboy at Claridges.
Virginia Woolf (1882–1941), British novelist. Letter, April 24, 1922, to Lytton Strachey. Letters, vol. 2, "The Question of Things Happening," ed. Nigel Nicolson (1976).

Referring to Joyce's Ulysses.
Surprise me with a
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