Wednesday, June 7, 2006

A Tribute to Publisher Ravi Dayal

It was no easy matter to slip an ellipsis past his hawk-like eye: he was scornful of the implications of vagueness that lie behind those three little dots, so beloved of fabulists. As for split infinitives, he was their Grim Reaper, his nib the instrument of their perdition.
Amitav Ghosh pays a tribute to publisher Ravi Dayal who passed away on June 3.

Hat-tip: Anita

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