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By Stanley Elkin

A essential Elkin protagonist, Ellerbee is an effective husband, an excellent organisation, a very good recreation who cares significantly approximately his fellow human beings―until he's killed in the course of a mindless liquor-store hold-up. by surprise smote through a deity as detached as background, Ellerbee is off on a whirlwind travel of a distressingly universal theme-park Heaven and inner-city Hell―to research, with his past due coworkers and a marvelously vibrant solid of characters, that a lot of what they’ve regularly heard approximately God’s love, God’s wrath, and the afterlife is, regrettably, rather actual.

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