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Miles Harvey

Miles Harvey


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Miles Harvey and The Editors
May 2, 2004

Mr. Bland's Evil Plot to Control the World

In the dusty realm of big-league map collecting, one man cut a darker figure than his milquetoasty colleagues. Armed with an X-Acto knife and an arsenal of fake identities, he systematically ransacked the nation's libraries, hoping in his own peculiar way to dominate the globe.

Miles Harvey
Jun 2, 1997