It's all just a matter of opinion, after all.
Aint that the truth!

Ah, so there are no definitively bad (or good) novels. Interesting. It's all just subjective and there are no metrics involved. Well, then people need to fire every editor working today--it's a waste of money. And stick with your first draft; you can't, after all, "improve" your story because--other than grammar--there
Some peoples opinions matter more than others (obviously) but you seem to confuse facts and opinions.

I are agreeing not wit you. That sentence is clearly flawed and that is fact.

I really think Terry Goodkind is a superb author and Tolkien is a bad author. That is my opinion and do not try to present it as fact.