David Lassman typed up chapters of three Austen novels, changing only the titles and character names. Only one publisher recognized Austen's words.
"It was unbelievable," Lassman said. "If the major publishers can't recognize great literature, who knows what might be slipping through the net?"
One agent pronounced Austen's words as "a really original read" but said he was "not confident of placing this material with a publisher."
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