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From: Dave Davis <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2012 18:37:42 -0500
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Sounds like he may be making use of the public domain status to pull in the
unknowing. If it goes on a tee-shirt, though, trademark kicks in and CMG
may come calling.


On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 4:53 PM, Sam Sackett <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> Smashwords has announced the publication on Nov. 13 of this year of a new
> n=
> ovel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Randall Gordon, Jr. "Rating: Not
> y=
> et rated." You can click on a link that lets you look at sample pages.  If
> =
> you do, you get a title page that says "By Mark Twain" and what look to me
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> like the opening pages of our favorite novel.  The frame in which the
> sampl=
> e pages appear continues to give the name Randall Gordon.  I haven't made
> a=
> n exhaustive comparison, but I think this is, as the title page says,
> simpl=
> y Twain's book.  This seems to me extremely curious.
> Sam Sackett