By John Fowles
In his prologue, John Fowles tells us that "A Maggot" all started as a imaginative and prescient he had of 5 visitors driving with mysterious function via distant geographical region. This snapshot provides method to one other - a dangling corpse with violets crammed in its mouth - which leads us right into a maze of beguiling paths and fallacious turnings, disappearances and revelations, unaccountable causes and cryptic deeds, as this compelling secret swerves in the direction of a starling imaginative and prescient at its centre.
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She didn’t want to understand. Death was no friend to her. “Where’s the Knight of Cups in all this? ” “He’ll be there. ” Caitlyn shook her head in confusion and frustration, and then pointed to the final card, facedown upon the table. ” “Okay, let’s see it. ” Her mother turned over the final card. The Wheel of Fortune. Caitlyn sighed a breath of wonder, and then looked at her mother. ” She looked up at Caitlyn. “Destiny is at work in your life. That which seems random chance is not. You are at the edge of the wheel right now, lost in the chaos of a world that turns at maddening speed, but if you fulfill your destiny, you will journey to the heart of the wheel, where all is motionless and clear.
A spark of surprise touched his eyes, but he didn’t move away as she lightly touched his cheek. His skin was soft as velvet. Her lips parted on a breath, and she stroked his cheek, feeling the sharp prickle of whiskers roughening his jaw. The sensation on her fingertips was sharp and real, and it stirred awake a sleeping part of her mind. I’m dreaming. She blinked in surprise, her hand freezing in place. He’s not real. This isn’t real. A. , 2011 Copyright © Lisa Cach, 2011 All rights reserved LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CATALOGING-IN-PUBLICATION DATA Cach, Lisa.
Why would you invite Moan-n-Groan anywhere? ” Pete’s pink cheeks turned scarlet, the red seeping up his forehead. “Caitlyn, I—” “Gotta go,” Caitlyn said, grabbing her backpack and heading to the end of the bleacher row. ” She jumped off the end of the bleachers just as Sarah and Jacqui came out of the locker room, and jogged over to meet them. Caitlyn looped her arm in Sarah’s and dragged her out of the gym, Jacqui trotting to keep up. Wolf whistles and laughter followed them. ” Sarah asked as they came out into the autumn sunlight and the gym doors clunked shut behind them.
A Maggot by John Fowles