"Mr. Pewter led them through to a library filled with thousands of antiquarian books. 'Impressive, eh?'
'Very,' said Jack. 'How did you amass all these?'
'Well,' said Pewter, 'You know the person who always borrows books and never gives them back?'
'I'm that person.' "
(The Big Over Easy by Jasper Fforde, Chapter 10)