Mendel The Bibliophile by Stefan Zweig | Reflections


Below I am sharing with you this quote that I really love about the magic of books, reading and literature. If you have a chance to read a moving short story: ‘Mendel The Bibliophile’ by Stefan Zweig, I would very much encourage you to do so.

“Just as an astronomer, alone in an observatory, watches night after night through a telescope the myriads of stars, their mysterious movements, their changeful medley, their extinction and their flaming-up anew, so did Jacob Mendel, seated at his table in the Cafรฉ Gluck, look through his spectacles into the universe of books, a universe that lies above the world of our everyday life, and, like the stellar universe, is full of changing cycles.โ€

– Mendel The Bibliophile by Stefan Zweig

3 thoughts on “Mendel The Bibliophile by Stefan Zweig | Reflections

    1. Thank you ๐ŸŒธ a short story ‘Mendel The Bibliophile’ by Stefan Zweig is worth reading if you manage to find it. It is just so beautiful, like an ode to books, words and stories. ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ

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