1918. Parnassus on Wheels is the story of Roger Mifflin, a sprite like figure who moves through the New England countryside with his traveling book wagon. His story shows how book selling can be one of the world's highest callings, spreading enlightenment with a dose of delight. See other... read more
“A man can be slack in everything else, if he does one thing as well as he possibly can.”Helen McGill
“"Look here, Mr. Parnassus," I said, "I guess I'm a fat old fool but I just believe I'll do that."”Helen Mcgill
“"when you sell a man a book you don't sell him just twelve ounces of paper and ink and glue--you sell him a wholenew life. Love and friendship and humour and ships at sea by night--there's all heaven and earth in a book, a real book I mean.”
“That's what this country needs - more books!”Roger Mifflin
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