It’s not who you know, it’s what you know …

Here is another installment of the Gentlemen Behaving Badly blog tour. First, we have an amusing story from Tallis Steelyard about a man who travels to Port Naain at the urging of another man in the book trade and is helped by Tallis to become known as an agent to writers, printers, and publishers with unfortunate results. Next, there are two amusing books about Port Naain and Tallis published by Jim Webster. There is a helpful description of both.

M T McGuire Authorholic

It’s time to see if I can boost the visitor numbers to my blog a bit and for that purpose, once again, I have procured the services of a celebrity guest. Yes you have a special treat in store today. The ever popular Tallis has returned to my blog – along with a little help from Jim Webster, his publisher and agent. Enjoy.

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It’s not who you know, it’s what you know.

It’s not what you know …

I realise that it might not be a fashionable view. Indeed I know some people who would disagree vehemently with me on this. They will boast of their wide circle of acquaintance, and the fact that should they want a decision making in their favour in high places, they merely have to drop a hint into the ear of the right person. Yet I would suggest that if you don’t know…

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