Bad Monkeys by Matt Ruff Paperback Book


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Author: Matt Ruff

Format: Quality Paperback

Publisher: Harper Perennial

Published: Aug 2008

Genre: Fiction - General

Retail Price: $13.99

Pages: 256


Jane Charlotte has been arrested for murder.

She says she's a member of a secret organization devoted to fighting evil. She says she's working with the Department for the Final Disposition of Irredeemable Persons—aka 'Bad Monkeys.'

Her confession lands her in the jail's psychiatric wing and earns her countless hours of poking, probing, and questioning by a professional. But is Jane crazy or lying?

Or is she playing a whole different game altogether?

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BookLender review by Morton on 2009-07-14 13:59:48

This book is a puffed up short story--or at the most novella--with a twist at the end that doesn't quite ring true. It is not a bad book. Ruff os too good a wordsmith to produce a bad book. But with a little more thought and a a great deal of pruning it could have been so much better.l