>In FOLLOWING THE EQUATOR, "Bound for Bendigo", the story is related of the
>Mark Twain Club of Corrigan Castle.  Does anyone have any evidence that SLC
>did not invent this whole episode, including the mysterious Mr. Blank?
>Paul Berkowitz

>I have evidence of to answer part of this mystery.  But it has been sitting
>at the MTJ for a couple of years.  If you are really interested, I can sum-
>Miriam Shillingsburg

Yes!  A friend of mine, not connected on Internet, came up with this query.
I did some cursory research and came up empty.  Frankly, the whole thing
contrived. I made the assumption (perhaps incorrect) that SLC manufactured
the Mark Twain Club of Corrigan Castle and Mr. Blank to fill out the
"Bendigo" chapter.  Your post makes things interesting.  I'd love to hear
your evidence, summarized or otherwise.

Note:  Is the MTJ the "Mark Twain Journal"?

Paul Berkowitz