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Christopher  Morley

“Printer's ink has been running a race against gunpowder these many, many years. Ink is handicapped, in a way, because you can blow up a man with gunpowder in half a second, while it may take twenty years to blow him up with a book. But the gunpowder destroys itself along with its victim, while a book can keep on exploding for centuries.”


Christopher Morley, The Haunted Bookshop
tags: books
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The Haunted Bookshop (Parnassus, #2) The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley
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