Of us who sold dinky model copies of Bob Dylan’s book ‘The Philosophy of Standard Tune’ are getting a refund after they turned out to hang a replica signature moderately than the promised current, the book’s writer confirmed.
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Nov. 23 (UPI) — Of us who sold dinky model copies of a book penned by Bob Dylan are getting a refund after they turned out to hang a replica signature moderately than the promised current, the book’s writer confirmed.
In an announcement issued earlier in the week, Simon and Schuster acknowledged the mistake for the books, which equipped for $599.
The author on the starting build promised merchants the dinky model copies had been “hand signed” by the legendary musician. Possibilities straight started complaining that they perfect contained a replica signature, after the books began arriving.
“To these that bought The Philosophy of Standard Tune dinky model, we prefer to apologize. As it turns out, the dinky model books enact hang Bob’s current signature, but in a penned replica perform. We are addressing this straight by providing each and every purchaser with a appropriate away refund,” Simon and Schuster wrote in an apology on Instagram.
“Grievous. This put up will not be any longer ample. Who allowed this to occur? This is tried fraud to the tune of loads of of thousands of bucks. Somebody needs to be held responsible,” one fan commented on the writer’s put up.
The books hit cupboards on Nov. 1 and came with a letter from CEO Jonathan Karp vouching for the authenticity of the signature.
“You have interaction for your fingers one thing very special, one amongst supreme 900 copies on hand in the US of The Philosophy of Standard Tune signed by Bob Dylan. This is Bob’s first book of most up-to-date writing since Chronicles, Quantity One, published in 2004, and since successful the Nobel Prize in literature in 2016. This letter is confirmation that the copy of the book you have interaction has been hand-signed by Bob Dylan,” the letter states.
With out the Dylan signature, the books retail for $45.