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The Prodigal: a divine comedy, of sorts

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With The Prodigal, novelist Arik Bjorn has reshaped The Divine Comedy and hell in the image of the contemporary world.

Throughout the course of one fateful day at the beginning of spring, a down-on-his-luck, soon-to-be-divorced theologian, Dante Peccato, finds himself wandering the labyrinth of Washington DC in search of a long-lost love, now turned adult film star. Along t
Paperback, 557 pages
Published August 14th 2020 by Viking Word
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What a ride! Entertaining, unusual, and thought provoking. Not my typical type of read, but really enjoyed it!
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Arik Bjorn is a novelist, essayist, and poet, but most of all, a dedicated father. He enjoys French silk pie as well as a quality shot of bourbon. His writing explores such themes as the Problem of Pain and building Civilization--or at least humanity's efforts to-date.

He has eight books available on on Goodreads and Amazon, including his first novel, "The Prodigal" (2020). "The Prodigal" took 25 y

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