|About the Book|
What if you woke up one day and realized that the mundane and dreary details of your lacklustre life were actually the machinations of an immense and Hellish Bureaucracy? What if you realized… that you were already in Hell?Armed only with a jankyMoreWhat if you woke up one day and realized that the mundane and dreary details of your lacklustre life were actually the machinations of an immense and Hellish Bureaucracy? What if you realized… that you were already in Hell?Armed only with a janky smartphone, Sal sets out to document what is at once anyone’s worst nightmare and the love of his afterlife. Though Sal is an inhabitant of the Circles of Hell, the woman he is infatuated with is in fact the Queen of Hell: Persephone. The chances of escaping are already slim to none, but can he do it with Pluto’s wife at his side?The odds were already stacked against Sal and Persephone, for the Bureau of Afterlife Discipline rarely releases any of its detainees. But now that Pluto knows of his own wife’s inclinations, Sal’s fate just got even more grim.A literary mashup of humor and paranormal horror, this mysterious romantic thriller is one tale you won’t be able to stop reading.It’s auditing season at the Bureau of Afterlife Discipline. The Bureau has a seemingly endless network of marble hallways, a legion of minotaurs and manticores to patrol the eerie Labyrinth that links the Circles of Discipline, and a set of squabbling Administrators each vying for their own pound of denizen ﬂesh from poor souls like Sal. Will the mysterious Auditor, Momus, help or hinder Sal’s cause as he attempts to navigate these shark-infested waters?This first instalment in a trilogy of novels is the perfect combination of ancient afterlife mythology and contemporary societal bureaucracy. May the literati and the literary zeitgeist beware.Join Sal in The Divine Hilarity Trilogy as he ﬁrst tackles The Bureau of Afterlife Discipline. What paranormal fate awaits our temerarious hero after he risks it all for the woman he loves? As Sal will eventually realize, his decisions and fate are tied to those of all of Afterlife Society and even mortal humanity.Abandon hope all ye who enter here, for the tale that follows is sure to enthral the heart of thee.