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Geography, Paradox, and a Few Friends

— Road Atlas of Great Britain. 3 Miles to 1 Inch  (W. & A. K. Johnston, ca. 1955). I turned to this to get a sense of the geography of the Isle of Axholme (175Bc), in Mark Valentine’s “ The Axholme Toll ”. Do not, however, mistake the geography for the story ; nor the map for the territory. “ But I think I wou