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Blurb

Informal for an advertisement, especially a brief one.
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The stories behind the blurbs had to be set in Liverpool and have at least two child characters.
CREATIVE: Book Factor winner James Pybis joins highly commended Lauryn Fitzpatrick from Fazakerley Primary School as her blurb about a mirror with attitude is depicted with the help of Alan Gibbons
Alan, who has a string of accolades to his name, including winning the Blue Peter Book Award for Shadow of the Minotaur, pledged to use the winning blurb as the basis of a new novel to be published by Barrington Stoke in July.
Substitute the word Internet for cable, and this passage could pass for a blurb from Wired magazine circa 1993 (though the difference between the simple adjective wired, which may modify any place--or no place--and Smith's phrase wired nation indicates a growing consciousness and celebration of globalization in the intervening years).
I can see the blurbs now: "Funny Games is a must-see
To be sure, the publisher provides fair warning that libertarians will not like this book, in blurbs clearly signed "Kevin Phillips" and "Michael Lind" (Garry Wills is missing; maybe he was out of town).
offers readers feel-good blurbs and activities for the day.
THRILLINGLY TRIUMPHANT GENIUS is bound to strike anyone who sits on her couch long enough staring at the gushing critic blurbs in the movie section.
1 Because based on a blurb that hailed "Interview With the Vampire" a "TIMELESS MASTERPIECE
Because based on a blurb declaring "Showgirls" an "IMPORTANT CINEMATIC ACHIEVEMENT