Francis Spufford

“Goblins burrowed in the earth, elves sang songs in the trees: Those were the obvious wonders of reading, but behind them lay the fundamental marvel that, in stories, words could command things to be.”


Francis Spufford, The Child That Books Built: A Life in Reading
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The Child That Books Built: A Life in Reading The Child That Books Built: A Life in Reading by Francis Spufford
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