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A Psychological Shipwreck

3.40  ·  Rating details ·  42 ratings  ·  10 reviews
Kindle Edition, 26 pages
Published April 28th 2010 by Timeless Classics for eReaders
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Althea Ann
Jan 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
While on board a ship, a man takes ill and has all manner of hallucinations - hallucinations which turn out to be eerily true - of another ship. Really well-crafted, and quite spooky.
Feb 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This sailing story gave me the shivers. It would make a great Twilight Zone episode.
Robert Zimmermann
Jun 23, 2016 rated it liked it
K. Anna Kraft
May 19, 2016 rated it liked it
I have arranged my thoughts into a haiku:

"Subconsciously tied,
Asunder in fair weather,
Moored in lukewarm thoughts."
David Meditationseed
Dream or premonition? Only the future, however uncertain it may seem, can prove the reality of fantasy, the hallucination or a daydream where time is overcome by a consciousness that challenges our understanding of space and linearity.

"It is given to all to be swallowed away and remain out of the body for a time, for, as with the rivers whose waters meet, so that the weakest is swallowed by the strongest, there is also a kind of relationship in the which paths intersect and souls keep company,
Sucharita Biswas
Aug 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: horror
William Jarrett, travelling on a ship named Morrow meets a young lady . While on their journey they get very much acquainted with each other. But, suddenly the ship goes into shipwreck and William awakes on a steamer after few days.

William's friend informed him that William has been on a steamer for three weeks with him and never on a ship.

The mystery of the story is very good and the climax is riveting. I really liked the story.
Kevin Hull
Jun 27, 2017 rated it did not like it
I had to read a summary as this story makes no sense. Read the summary, it still made no sense.
Nov 17, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: short-story
1879. Two ships one man. 3 stars because I did not see this one coming. Audible edition narrated by Anthony Heald.
James Biser
Dec 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is an entertaining short story. The reader must pay close attention to the details to understand what has happened and the secret meaning of the events in the tale.
Ken B
Jun 24, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: short-story
This was a decent short story. But, the premise is not unique. It is definitely worth checking out.

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