Operation Shylock. While "David Wallace, age forty, SS. No. 975-04-2012," announces sixty-odd pages into The Pale King that "this book is really true." What is "real" about these characters? Pondering that question is part of the fun. " /> Operation Shylock. While "David Wallace, age forty, SS. No. 975-04-2012," announces sixty-odd pages into The Pale King that "this book is really true." What is "real" about these characters? Pondering that question is part of the fun. " /> Operation Shylock. While "David Wallace, age forty, SS. No. 975-04-2012," announces sixty-odd pages into The Pale King that "this book is really true." What is "real" about these characters? Pondering that question is part of the fun. " />