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The Return


A Novel by Des Greene


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Copyright 2013 Des Greene

ISBN 9781301073856


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One


Setting Off




People say you should never go back. The past will have changed. There will be little left to remind you of past glories, or ignominy - thankfully. Yet back I’d decided to go. The memory of my brief sojourn on the island had left a deep imprint on my being. There was, perhaps, unfinished business. At least I hoped there was but I strained to define what was, as yet, incomplete - other than my constant striving for a meaning to my now somewhat solipsistic existence. I had become a total recluse. I shunned the world and cocooned myself in the inner mind where I sought solace in the knowledge that my quest was noble. Noblesse oblige and I had decided to return to the island.

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