Books Worth Reading
first edition of Fantastic Mr. Fox (1970)
"The Bed-Time Book" ~ Jessie Willcox Smith
A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion. Umberto Eco Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/u/umberto_eco.html#6Cz4YmttycWDppY5.99
Like a body without a soul.