January 17, 2016
The Apes of Eden is available from Amazon.com as a Kindle Book and on Kindle Unlimited and in print CreateSpace
The Apes of Eden - The Complete Saga contains almost 700
pages and is the completion of a Post-Apocalyptic Search for God by a tribe of
killer apes who began their journey in the Garden of Eden. It is written in Heroic Couplets, a form of
I'm kinda glad
you got us in this fix--
you never let
me do my magic tricks.
In the year 19067,
a tribe of killer apes leaves Eden on a Post-Apocalyptic Search for God. They
face evil creatures from Hell and Heaven alike. The story is told in the
words of Literate Louie, the Scribe of the Tribe.
A tribe of killer
apes living an idyllic life in the Garden of Eden begins a monumental
quest to search the post-apocalyptic Earth in search of God. The
Apes of Eden is written in iambic pentameter. It is a humorous look at
religion and philosophy through the eyes of an intelligent ape.
The Apes of Eden
is written in rhymed iambic pentameter thus falling into the category called
heroic couplets. Each line has 10
syllables and the pairs of lines rhyme.
While many lines were written in 10 syllables in very early
Latin, it was Geoffrey Chaucer who added the meter and originated iambic
pentameter in the English Language which was further immortalized in many plays
and sonnets of William Shakespeare.
Jon P. Gunn wrote
The Apes of Eden over a period of many, many years beginning as a teenager. He
read Spenser, Chaucer, Dante and Cervantes. Many oddball philosophies,
from solopsism to deism are explored and mocked. Allusions to a broad spectrum
of myths and canons are made.
graduated from college even though he had twice the number of hours to
graduate. He was too busy reading the great works of literature to bother. He
shared his work with a friend. It is that man and his friend, Rick Lakin who
are bringing you Jon’s work. We think it’s very good. We hope you do too.
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