Hankinson's Moat is inconsistent, offering his understanding of the events, which are corrected throughout the novel with the author's corrections
. Although there is no re-writing the horror of Moat's crimes or diminishing the pain his actions have caused, Hankinson's deft storytelling injects some humanity into a sad, sad story.
Although the editor here departs from the convention of editing neo-Latin texts by adopting the conventions of classical Latin orthography, his decision is reasonable as the orthography of the text is witnessed by the author's corrections
With Phil Spector's brash input binned, the pundits have been positively drooling -sorry, gushing -that this is almost like God sending for Moses to muse over a few author's corrections
for the Ten Commandments.
In 1941 Hilarius Emonds published the first systematic piece of research into manuscript traditions with signs of author's corrections
(Zweite Auflage im Altertum).
(The Age of the Catholic Monarchs, 1474-1516: Literary Studies in Memory of Keith Whinnom was published by Liverpool University Press in 1989.) Of the fourteen chapters, 3 and 7 are the English originals of studies previously published in Spanish translation; where necessary, the author's corrections
have been incorporated.