Es geht nicht darum anzukommen. Es geht um den Weg dorthin. Eigentlich ist nichts von Bedeutung, außer dem Weg.
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We become attached to certain characters in novels, mostly because they have some mystery attaching to them. We re-read the books, but we're still left wanting to know more. In my own case, it was 'Great Expectations' and Miss Havisham in particular. Luckily, writers have the option of making up the knowledge that reading doesn't supply.