Forgery, part five: how twenty agents rejected a Booker winner and Nobel Laureate

It’s been several years since my last letter in The Guardian and this one appears at the end of the letters section in The Review, so a lot of readers might miss it. If you’re interested in Stanley Middleton, VS Naipaul, fake submissions to agents and the like, do follow the link above and scroll down. If you want to read the original story that set this correspondence off, go here.