Italo Calvino Quote

What about books? Well, precisely because you have denied it in every other field, you believe you may still grant yourself legitimately this youthful pleasure of expectation in a carefully circumscribed area like the field of books, where you can be lucky or unlucky, but the risk of disappointment isn't serious.


If On A Winter's Night A Traveller (ed. Random House, 2010) - ISBN: 9781446414330

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What about books? Well, precisely because you have denied it in every other field, you believe you may still grant yourself legitimately this...

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What about books? Well, precisely because you have denied it in every other field, you believe you may still grant yourself legitimately this...

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What about books? Well, precisely because you have denied it in every other field, you believe you may still grant yourself legitimately this...

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What about books? Well, precisely because you have denied it in every other field, you believe you may still grant yourself legitimately this...