Epigrams

According to Wikipedia, an epigram is a brief, interesting, memorable, and sometimes surprising statement.  This literary device has been employed for over two millennia.  The only book with which I did not employ an epigram was my first, The Olympian, A Tale of Ancient Hellas, and my cop thriller, DWI: Dying While Intoxicated.  With the others ….

Bronislaw Czech

 

The Hamsa, Raphael answered, ‘I will go with him; so do not fear.  We shall leave in good health and return to you in good health, because the way is safe.’  Tobit 5:16

 

Tobit

 

Tobit and the Hoodoo Man, A Mystical Tale from the Civil War South, I never disregard any narrative as unhistorical simply on the ground that it includes the miraculous. C.S. Lewis

 

Third Man

 

The Sixth Day, a 17,175-Word Novella About Creation and Prizefighting, For thus says the Lord, the God of Israel:  Write all the words I have spoken to you in a book.  Jeremiah 30: 1-2

And most recently,

Gaspar

 

Gaspar, Another Tale of the Christ, “I am the same to all beings.”  The Bhagavad Gita

I hope you will agree that my choice of epigrams accurately reflects the content of each book.

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