Robert Musil's works fascinate me until this day ... and what I learned from him was the hardest thing: that one can undertake a work that will take decades, without knowing if one can ever finish it, an undertaking that consists mainly of patience, that assumes an almost inhuman stubbornness ..." (Elias Canetti)

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Readers Comments

  1. Just this question: what text of Canetti's is the above quotation taken from? I'd like to see it in its original context.

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