The Bag of Life

Rated 4.33/5 based on 3 reviews
Gibbs thought killing the African witch doctor ended it. But it had only begun.

At first, immortality seemed a gift, but the Bag of Life carried a dual purpose. More

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About Chris Johnson

An Australian author, Chris Johnson lives close to a lake in the western suburbs of Brisbane with his wife and daughter. Having grown up in the 1980s on a diet of Atari computers, comics, and a fascination with the weird and wonderful. When not writing, Chris enjoys running, reading, practising kung fu, and performing as a stage mentalist.

Chris Johnson's unique stories blend esoteric mysteries, science fiction, fantasy, a dash of Twilight Zone, and a twist of dry humour. With numerous published short stories and novels under his belt, he continues creating as his mind sprouts ideas from a bottomless well.

Chris Johnson's story and book ideas come from a rich background as a stage magician, mentalist, psychic, and even a computer systems programmer!

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Reviews

Richard Marman reviewed on Aug. 26, 2018

I really like this story. It reminded me of Joseph Conrad and some of those 19th and early 20th Century authors where the narrator tells his adventures to an audience — in this case his club buddies. The tale has a spooky Edgar Alan Poe feel about it with an ending I didn't see coming, although it was the sort of yarn that could have gone in any number of directions.
(reviewed the day of purchase)
Ian King reviewed on Aug. 21, 2018

Short, sharp and sweet! A riveting short story with a gnarly-ole' twist to it... a can o' worms (or perhaps, something larger). Can someone live for hundreds of years and never age? Can a curse turn into a sort of blessing, or is a curses blessing, a curse in itself? Tricky questions and unexpected answers lie within these pages. If you like a twist that takes some nutting out and a little magic, then this tale could be for you. Warning... don't go into the silo!
It's a quick read that will either get you running for cover, or have you entranced until the brutal end.
(reviewed 13 days after purchase)
kevin colbran reviewed on Aug. 9, 2018

kept me reading to the end
(reviewed the day of purchase)
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