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"They called it the slit.
And it was the only way Prisoner 392 could see the outside world.
Cut into the iron door of his cell, the six-inch wide by two-inch tall opening looked like a mouth, rusted burs jutting up and down from the unfinished edges like serrated teeth..."

One man's journey into a hellish prison where escape is truly impossible...a short story by author Jon F
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Published March 12th 2010 by Smashwords (first published June 15th 2009)
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Lou
Feb 12, 2011 Lou rated it really liked it
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This story is told through the eyes of Prisoner 392 a sort of Hannibal Lecter kind of guy. Written well and descriptive for a short story. The beauty of the Kindle and ebooks is a wide window is open to read short work of new authors and authors from small publication houses so easily. I would not have enjoyed all these new authors without access to them through the kindle. I will be looking forward more now to reading the authors novel The Fixer.
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Jan 17, 2015 David Francesconi rated it liked it
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This is a short story about Prisoner 392 who is in solitary. fun and good read
Nathan Henrion
Apr 12, 2010 Nathan Henrion rated it it was amazing
Fantastic Short Story. Prison is hell, and in the torments of an iron box in Belize, Jakob discovers just how deep and bizarre that hell is. Its like "A Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovitch" if Ivan's prison camp was nestled into Dante's underworld.

Highly Recommend checking this one out.
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Hell has many forms.
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As a writer, Jon has published over two dozen novels with major publishers like Kensington's Pinnacle Books, St. Martin's Press, and many more. He is also the author of eleven installments in the internationally bestselling adventure series Rogue Angel (2006-present) with Harlequin's Gold Eagle line. His short fiction story "Prisoner 392" (appeared alongside Stephen King in FROM THE BORDERLANDS, 2 ...more
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