Posted on | October 15, 2009 | No Comments
Chatty man: The author’s signature would increase the value of a book, I suppose?
Emily: It depends on the author really.
Chatty man: I’ve got one signed by Ken Wallis.
(Emily looks blank.)
Chatty man: James Bond! Little Nellie! Invented the gyrocoptor. Ninety three. Amazing man. Went to see him. Flew round a field for us. He insisted. Ninety three! Amazing. Got him to sign a book. I’m holding on to it. Bound to be worth a bit one day.