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Epiphany of Life 3 editions

Epiphany of Life
Aaron J. Clarke
About the Book

Adam Carlson takes for his research topic an unfinished novel by Noelene Richards, a friend of Virginia Woolf. Trying to finish this extraordinary masterpiece, Adam begins to obsess about the book and its author, an obsession compounded by drugs. This clever debut novel by Aaron J Clarke, a book within a book, plays on perceptions of reality and identity and the possibilities of redemption.

Excerpts

Literature is one of my addictions. Like any drug, I need more when I go without for a few days. My cheeks become flushed and my voice sharp as glass. My tongue sweeps the sharp shards of wit. Time is waiting, like a panther in the inky blackness – when you least expect it, it has you in its jaws. I’m running late. No time to wait. I dress quickly and eat a bowl of weet-bix. I pop a pill. I’m now ready for the day.


The dawning of a new day and what does it have in store? I become weary at the mechanical juggernaut of moving cogs and hands of my watch, beating purely for the exactness of time; how can one define something so abstract? I open my mouth and begin reciting: Time stands by. The shifting sands of eternity wait for no one. Time is an abstract three- dimensionality – measured uncertainly. Shifting sand – an ethereal thought and deed – born, then dies. Such is time, once here and next gone. Future beholds quantum change. For the past shall be. Like a falling star. When there is no star left – there shall be no future. And the past shall be remembered – alas the poor future. For the bloody worm of time has you for his bride. When consumed – there will be none of you. Sweet innocence – rotten by time’s unyielding pleasures. I do attest to time’s increment of change – it beats for you and me.
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3 editions

Edition Read Locate Buy
Cover of: Epiphany of Life
Epiphany of Life
6 January 2013, Lulu
Paperback
Cover of: Epiphany of Life
Epiphany of Life
2011, Wordclay
Paperback in English
Cover of: Epiphany of Life
Epiphany of Life
2004, Jacobyte Book
Paperback in English

History

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