Acknowledgements

I, Clive Pike, shall now inform my followers of the people who helped me bring forth the Book

By David Mitchell   115

These nine hundred pages would not exist without Johnny Ball, the genius responsible for Think of a Number, a BBC children’s programme which aired from the late 1970s to the early 1980s. Johnny, you inculcated in my young brain a fascination with mathematics and logic that blossomed into my love of philosophy and metaphysics. It is this love that has given birth to the field of Psychomigration, the Bible of which, Dear Follower, you hold in your hands. I tried repeatedly to send you the manuscript-in-progress, Johnny, but your bolshy, inept agent refused to give me your home address. No…

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