A book must be the axe for the frozen sea inside us.

Ein Buch muß die Axt sein für das gefrorene Meer in uns.

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Original Citation

Kafka, Franz. Letter to Oskar Pollak. 27 Jan. 1904.

Current Citation

Kafka, Franz. Franz Kafka: Letters to Friends, Family, and Editors, translated by Richard and Clara Winston. Schocken, 1990.