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The Fifth World

The Fifth World

An eShort Story

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  • Atria Books | 
  • 64 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781451689600 | 
  • June 2012
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For some strange reason, I had my mind made up the day I died, my soul would leave my body and float weightlessly to heaven. I was convinced that once there, guided by an irresistible force, I would come face-to-face with God and I would look into his eyes. And in that moment, I would understand it all. My place in the universe. My origins. My destiny. And even why he gave me a gift for perception that was so . . . unique. This is how my mother had explained it to me when I asked her about death. So did the priest of my church. They both knew how to quiet my restless Catholic soul. I envied their determination in defending all... see more

About the Author

Javier Sierra
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Javier Sierra

Javier Sierra, whose works have been translated into thirty-five languages, is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel The Secret Supper. A native of Teruel, Spain, he currently lives in Málaga.

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