He Said That? 3/22/16

From W. Somerset Maugham, (1874–1965) British playwright, novelist and short story writer, Of Human Bondage (1915):

Insensibly he formed the most delightful habit in the world, the habit of reading: he did not know that thus he was providing himself with a refuge from all the distress of life; he did not know either that he was creating for himself an unreal world which would make the real world of every day a source of bitter disappointment.

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