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Life After Life: A Novel

Life After Life - Kate Atkinson Not Groundhog Day tho it feels like it a tiny bit.Choices and how they impact fate. LIVE and LEARN. Read it in one day. Divine way to spend the last day of spring break. . .. Could Haveby Wislawa Szymborska It could have happened.It had to happen.It happened earlier. Later.Nearer. Farther off.It happened, but not to you.You were saved because you were the first.You were saved because you were the last.Alone. With others.On the right. The left.Because it was raining. Because of the shade.Because the day was sunny.You were in luck -- there was a forest.You were in luck -- there were no trees.You were in luck -- a rake, a hook, a beam, a brake,A jamb, a turn, a quarter-inch, an instant . . .So you're here? Still dizzy fromanother dodge, close shave, reprieve?One hole in the net and you slipped through?I couldn't be more shocked orspeechless.Listen,how your heart pounds inside me.