Who Knew?

by Kieran Healy on November 19, 2003

Who knew that the book publishing world was so full of bizarre criminal intrigue? If this were fiction, an editor would laugh at the absurdity of a villian whose alias was Melanie Mills but whose name in fact turned out to be Roswitha Elisabeth von Meerscheidt-Hullessem. Real life, having no moral to impart or plot to resolve, has no such difficulties.

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p mac 11.20.03 at 2:28 am

What a great scam! I’ve run into would-be novelists in the coffee shop who would be the easiest of marks for such a con…

Better get started.

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