Paul Auster

“He knew that his wings could ignite at any moment, but the closer he came to touching the fire, the more he sensed that he was fulfilling his destiny. As he put it in his journal that night: If I mean to save my life, then I have to come within an inch of destroying it.”


Paul Auster, The Book of Illusions
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The Book of Illusions The Book of Illusions by Paul Auster
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