Bad Monkeys

By Matt Ruff
(Harper, Hardcover, 9780061240416, 240pp.)

Publication Date: August 2007

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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Description

Jane Charlotte has been arrested for murder.

She tells police that she is a member of a secret organization devoted to fighting evil; her division is called the Department for the Final Disposition of Irredeemable Persons—"Bad Monkeys" for short.

This confession earns Jane a trip to the jail's psychiatric wing, where a doctor attempts to determine whether she is lying, crazy—or playing a different game altogether. What follows is one of the most clever and gripping novels you'll ever read.




About the Author

Matt Ruff is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Bad Monkeys, Set This House in Order, Fool on the Hill, and Sewer, Gas & Electric. He lives in Seattle.

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