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Bad Monkeys

(2007)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel (nominee)
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.


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Praise for this book

"A science fiction Catcher in the Rye... Highly entertaining. It moves fast and keeps surprising you." - Jonathan Ames


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Used availability for Matt Ruff's Bad Monkeys

Hardback Editions

August 2008 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Bad Monkeys (P.S.)
Author(s): Matt Ruff
ISBN: 1-4352-8147-0 / 978-1-4352-8147-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Paw Prints 2008-08-01
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Paperback Editions

July 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: Bad Monkeys
Author(s): Matt Ruff
ISBN: 0-7475-9323-X / 978-0-7475-9323-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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August 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: Bad Monkeys: A Novel (P.S.)
Author(s): Matt Ruff
ISBN: 0-06-124042-7 / 978-0-06-124042-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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August 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: Bad Monkeys
Author(s): Matt Ruff
ISBN: 0-7475-9171-7 / 978-0-7475-9171-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


July 2007 : USA Paperback
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Title: Bad Monkeys
Author(s): Matt Ruff
ISBN: 0-06-124041-9 / 978-0-06-124041-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


2007 : USA Paperback
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Title: Bad Monkeys
Author(s): Matt Ruff
ISBN: 0-7394-9246-2 / 978-0-7394-9246-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon   


Audio Editions

June 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Bad Monkeys
Author(s): Matt Ruff
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon   


June 2008 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Bad Monkeys
Author(s): Matt Ruff
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

January 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Bad Monkeys
Author(s): Matt Ruff
Publisher: Bloomsbury Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon UK   


October 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Bad Monkeys: A Novel (P.S.)
Author(s): Matt Ruff
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA