One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘It is widely agreed in publishing circles (on the basis of countless years of experience) that many of these manuscripts will be unreadable, unpublishable junk.’
- ‘Unprincipled, unpublishable in any legitimate commercial context, they drove prices down by their readiness to appear anywhere, do anything.’
- ‘Some Singaporeans, emboldened by the drive for feedback, seem to be taking the government at its word with a temerity that would have been unthinkable - and unpublishable - in the past.’
- ‘The shadow of violence in her work, her refusal to sweeten any pills, her relish in bad behaviour masquerading as stern moralising - her modern equivalent would be unpublishable today.’
- ‘He wrote his first book when he was 37 or 38, but he'd spent 16 years struggling to write a book that was unpublishable, and only in the last ten years of his life was devoted to writing.’
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