Quote for Today: Michael Chabon

Crees en la magia? © Andrés Nieto Porras
Crees en la magia?
© Andrés Nieto Porras with CCLicense

The magician seemed to promise that something torn to bits might be mended without a seam, that what had vanished might reappear, that a scattered handful of doves or dust might be reunited by a word, that a paper rose consumed by fire could be made to bloom from a pile of ash. But everyone knew that it was only an illusion. The true magic of this broken world lay in the ability of things it contained to vanish, to become so thoroughly lost, that they might never have existed in the first place.

Michael ChabonThe Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

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