Tulkinghorn is very proud of his academic record but he believes that modesty is an admirable trait and that a similarly well-educated and esteemed lover of learning should follow his example.
Lutz Simon is a German lawyer based in Frankfurt. His full name, with all the necessary adornments of his academic past is: Prof. Dr. iur. utr. Dr. phil. Dr. theol. Lutz Simon Magister Artium – Rechtsanwalt und Notar – Fachanwalt für Steuerrecht – Fachanwalt für Strafrecht.
It took Tulkinghorn three and a half hours to make out the man’s actual name. From now on let’s just call him Simon.