Should a Book be Judged by the Author's Personal Morality

If I’m not mistaken, one of the issues surrounding the GR take-down was whether a reviewer could ignore the content of a book and leave one-star and negative feedback because of who the author was or what he had done. Specifically, the issue revolved around the book “The Secret of Castle Cant: Being an Account of the Remarkable Adventures of Lucy Wickwright, Maidservant and Spy” by KP Bath. Apparently it’s a YA book and Mr. Bath is a convicted pedophile.

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Should a Book be Judged by the Author's Personal Morality
By Kathy · 59 posts · 229 views
last updated Sep 01, 2016 02:58PM
Maybe it depends on the book? especially if its a memoir?
By Natalie · 1 post · 38 views
last updated Feb 01, 2014 10:48AM
Moral Aspects of Personal Moralities
By Mark · 1 post · 41 views
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