Steal a book, and you might be cleft by a demon sword, forced to sacrifice your hands, have your eyes gouged out...
‘There’s so much. So much. It’s so great. Where’s my glasses?...’
"People are kind and that’s something to never forget…”
"Whenever Michael refers to a book or an author, he bows, an acknowledgement of his gratitude to them..."
"On the fence, at 25 Corso Ercole I d’Este, hangs a weatherbeaten sign that reads (in Italian): “The garden that isn’t there.”
"...and he kept her enthusiasm and discoveries protected in the same good way while he distributed his own fervour from shelf to shelf with narrowed eyes and a questing face..."
"After a long and strenuous day I long and pine only for you..."
Our nation has an institution Every day I bless For which in happy heart I keep Generous space for thankfulness...
"Kindly consider the seriousness of the problem..."
"Howard’s extra-ordinary free library looks like a library cut-out from the pages of Harry Potter and Narnia!"