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Lessons to learn from the past

A relative gave me a lovely little book for Christmas which charted a sort of sabbatical taken by a developer during the recent property slump. The death of his father had left Charles Llewellyn responsible for the disposal of a water mill, in Essex. Anxious to find a purchaser who would properly respect the property, Mr Llewellyn set any ambitions for a quick sale aside, and a wonderful story unfolds as television producer Roger Tabor eventually enters the stage as buyer.

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