Bad Monkeys – great new read by Matt Ruff
Author Matt Ruff has a new romping mind twist novel out “Bad Monkeys”
Themed around his “OMNES MUNDUM FACIMUS” slogan the novel a dystopian mix of “Catcher in the Rye” meets “1984” mixed with a bit of “V is for Vengeance” vigilantism and a good dash of “The Matrix” – oh did I mention the mind twist?
Not wanting to spoil the plot it is enough to say that few of the characters real end up as what they seem.
He has a cool website running just for the booK:
The super-secret Bad Monkeys web site is now open to visitors:
Come by and snoop around. You might win something.
Any books that has feature lines like “Well, it all started when I figured out that the janitor at my high school was the Angel of Death...” well … just has to be cool!
My copy came from Amazon, in a strange sealed brown mailer from some mysterious sounding “fulfillment operation” which is likely just coincidence – a sort of serendipity – but then reading “Bad Monkeys” perhaps it was not!
I’ll write a bit about Matt Ruffs other novels later in the year.
“Bad Monkeys” – a recommended read!