Sunday, 10 January 2016

The outstretched arm

In its latter years, the Index of Professor Mundeign's Catalogue became the prized artifact, more than the catalogue itself (for obvious reasons). The 1953 Estonian translation (which began with the unforgettable declaration 'Las kõik, kes on näljased tulevad ja söövad' and ended with the single word 'Shpoch!' was notably the most expensive single volume ever sold at the Underwoods Auction in Felpersham.

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