"When I had once begun it, I could not lay down again; I remember finishing it in two days - my hair standing on end the whole time."
- Henry Tilney, Northanger Abbey
People who don't read confuse us. Why wouldn't you want to dive into a good book? Fiction lets your brain journey places it'll never go in real life. It lets you escape your everyday life. It introduce you to people you can't meet anywhere else, because they don't exist. Rather, they do exist, but they only exist in the space that conjoins the writer and the reader, as a unique entity created by the author, but also created by the reader's act of reading.
This shirt reads "The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid." (A quote from Henry Tilney in Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey.) Text in parchment yellow on a chocolate brown, 100% cotton shirt.
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