Doing jigsaws and writing about them has been one of my
strategies to defeat melancholy and avoid laments. Boswell
regretted that his friend Samuel Johnson did not play draughts after
leaving college, for it would have afforded him an innocent soothing
relief from the melancholy which distressed him so often.
Jigsaws have offered me and many others an innocent soothing
relief, and this is where this book began and where it ends.
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