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Andrew Gibbs
25 March 2008

'Our man in Havana XYZ'
Ink and Lego catalogue

In Graham Greene's novel, the comedy/tragedy begins with a coded message transmitted within a book - a code so laborious that even its intended recipients cannot successfully interpret its meaning. Here, I have constructed another uselessly difficult code embedded within a book. Every three characters in the text are used to give a set of XYZ coordinates that are then plotted as vectors in a 3D model. To decipher the code, the recipient would have to somehow reverse the process...

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