Originally Posted by p_a_smith
I'd guess poorly formatted book. I think many publishers simply run the manuscript through some cheap software and then sell it.
I have a book from a major publisher where everytime there should be "..." it appears as ".?.?.?" in the text. Very annoying since the writer loves to use "..." in conversations.
So you haven't encountered the overhanging quotation glitch yourself then? Other people are saying it's common problem