Books by the dozen, the score and the billion…

“I ate them like salad, books were my sandwich for lunch, my tiffin and dinner and midnight munch. I tore out the pages, ate them with salt, doused them with relish, gnawed on the bindings, turned the chapters with my tongue! Books by the dozen, the score and the billion. I carried so many home I was hunchbacked for years. Philosophy, art history, politics, social science, the poem, the essay, the grandiose play, you name ’em, I ate ’em.”

– Ray Bradbury

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  1. Ste J says:

    I haven’t heard the word tiffin for ages! I could get used to having billions again, to find my refuge and rediscover the excitement, mystery and adventure.

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