Me, Myself and I

An English magazine had run a competition for the best parody of Graham Greene’s work. A week after the prizewinning entry was published, a letter appeared from Greene himself. He was delighted that Mr. John Smith had won the contest, although he felt that two of the other competitors, Mr. Joe Doakes and Mr. William Jones, also deserved prizes. Greene had sent in all three entries himself—they were not parodies, but passages from some of his earlier novels, which he had not considered fit for publication.

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