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From time to time they will doubtless find a critic in search of a subject to write an
article about them, which may cause readers here and there to get out one or
other of their books from a library; but I think it is clear that neither of them wrote ...
for the reader has nothing to do with the motive for which the author writes. He is
only concerned with the result. Many writers need the spur of necessity to write at
all (Samuel Johnson was one of them), but they do not write for money. It would ...
It is not necessary for me to inform the reader that in this I failed lamentably and I
do not ask him to believe me when I state that it seems to me at least possible
that if I had been sent six months before I might quite well have succeeded.
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This is one of the best books I read for providing a philosophical view of life. It is a book I intend to read again. Read full review