The Book of Disquiet

He even invented characters such as an assistant bookkeeper and naval engineers who never met each other in his pen and paper drama, but whom he frequently pitted against each other. In this excerpt, the author talks about the reasons behind his liking for classics. So here goes the excerpt. However much my soul may be descended from the romantics, I can find no peace of mind except in reading classical authors. The very sparseness by which their clarity is expressed comforts me in some strange way

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