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You can angle the flue liner back along the dome to the very top...most building codes won't allow sharper than 30 degree angle in flue but I think you could swing that without much trouble. You could even contstuct that lower angled portion using firebrick as opposed to terra cotta or steel. I would recommend widening the throat from 5 or 6 inches to 8 or 9 inches to lessen the amount of smoke that might sneak out of the outer doorway during firing. Do a search for "squirrel tail oven" and you might see some examples of how you would do it...the Amish used to do it that way.
"Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity. " Charles Mingus
"Build at least two brick ovens...one to make all the mistakes on and the other to be just like you dreamed of!" Dutch