Dial M For Monkey

Dial M For Monkey

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18,251 words (≈ about 1 hour)

Adam Maxwell's first collection of short stories is inventive, funny, dark, and hugely entertaining. Effortlessly fusing pop culture, gunplay, and simians, Dial M For Monkey contains a vibrant mixture of short stories - and short-short stories including 'Happiness is a Warm Gun' which featured in McSweeney's Internet Tendency.

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lemonbar77
lemonbar77 (2 books)
Fri, 01 Jan 2010 08:57:34 +0100

Very quick reads but that doesn't mean they aren't great. Mr. Maxwell has realized if you know what story you're telling, you don't have to be superfluous. I will be re-reading this, I already know.


oor_wullie101
oor_wullie101
Sat, 19 Dec 2009 22:49:52 +0100

Very short and very punchy. The focus displayed by the author is brilliant. Each story showcases a single idea and is in and out like a flash. You'll be ruminating on the concepts and clever little twist for long after you're finished though.

Loved it.



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Language: English

Written in: 2006

Published: 2009-11-23

Word count: 18,251 words (≈ about 1 hour)

License: Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives (cc by-nc-nd)

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Biography 


Adam Maxwell was born in 1976 and spends a great deal of his time alone in the attic cultivating a fear of crowds. He has a Masters Degree in Creative Writing from Northumbria University and lives in the wilds of Northumberland.
Sometimes he throws things at passers-by.


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