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It's terrible to think, as I do every time I begin a book, that I no longer have, and never have had, any talent.
Both legally and familiarly, as well as in my books, I now have only one name, which is my own.
When one can read, can penetrate the enchanted realm of books, why write?
Books, books, books. It was not that I read so much. I read and re-read the same ones. But all of them were necessary to me. Their presence, their smell, the letters of their titles, and the texture of their leather bindings.
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