“Every reader finds himself.”

July 21, 2014 at 1:50 am Leave a comment

Map of Bookholm, (c) Walter Moers

Map of Bookholm, (c) Walter Moers

“Every reader finds himself. The writer’s work is merely a kind of optical instrument that makes it possible for the reader to discern what, without this book, he would perhaps never have seen in himself.”
— Marcel Proust

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