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A Choice Of Miracles

Auhtor: James Cox

Language: english
Published: 1957

Genres:

fiction,  science fiction,  short stories
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Review by A. Dent, May 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Choice Of Miracles':

Youre down in the jungle with death staring you in the face. There is nothing left but prayer. So you ask for your life. But wait! Are you sure thats really what you want above all else?

Excerpts from the Book 'A Choice Of Miracles':


... hours since he regained consciousness. And in that time he hadn't heard anything that led him to believe anyone else had survived the crash. The only ...
... be pieces of the ship lying where the patrol could see them. But he doubted that, for the river was deep and the vegetation was thick. He strained his ...
... and he didn't intend to stop listening until he couldn't any more. Not that he didn't pray at all back home in New Jersey, while not considered ...
... big toe on his left foot, but he couldn't raise his head to see past the twisted bulk of metal that lay across him, the toe had nothing to rub upon ...
... death alone, with no warm hand to hold on to until the parting. He still felt no great fear or bitterness. Only the loneliness, and sadness. He would never ...
... He had to be suffering from shock, and from exposure, too. So if he didn't die of starvation, and if some beast didn't devour him, and if whatever ...
... before, prayed until the words of the prayers were nothing but imbecilic mutterings and mumblings, meaningless monosyllables swirling pointlessly and ...
... for, still it was a miracle. He didn't question it the comfort of hearing her voice after the terrible loneliness was enough. He didn't wonder how it could ...
... her voice strained and scratchy. Thank God you can hear me, Andy. I've called and called. I prayed that I didn't care what happened, just so ...
... flushed, uttering little squeals and yelps and giggles that were exciting music, and suddenly he wasn't chasing the wasp any more and she wasn't giggling ...
... moans were needles and her screams were knives. It lasted longer this time. It lasted so long he could taste the blood where his teeth had ground through ...
... him she had begged them to give her a little more time to try and do it herself, but she was afraid they were going to give her something to knock ...
... been talking, and I think it happened because I needed you so much. That's how I got all the way to where you are. I needed you with me with every part ...
... had drained his strength, but he could almost feel the nerve ends in his dead body tingling with the exhilaration that sang in his mind. It was the miracle ...
... the wind was roaring blackly in his ears and the wind was turning into a shrieking demon and above it he could hear her wild scream: They ...
... in his throat. He couldn't see anything, the light was so bright. He thought he must be dreaming-he had heard that people had strange visions when they ...
... down in the jungle with death staring ...
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