Bad Monkey

Bad Monkey

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When a severed arm is discovered by a couple on honeymoon in the Florida Keys, former police detective - now reluctant restaurant inspector - Andrew Yancy senses that something doesn't add up. Determined to get his badge back, he undertakes an unofficial investigation of his own.Andrew's search for the truth takes him to the Bahamas, where a local man, with the help of a very bad monkey (who allegedly worked on the Pirates of the Caribbean movies) is doing everything in his power to prevent a developer from building a new tourist resort on the island, with deadly consequences . . .Outrageous, hilarious and addictive, this is the unique Carl Hiaasen at his absolute best. Bad Monkey will have you on the edge of your seat and laughing out loud.show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Sphere
  • United Kingdom
  • Digital original
  • 0748115277
  • 9780748115273

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He is a comic genius. Bad Monkey sees him on top form . . . the energetic way he skewers venality and venery is laugh-out-loud funny * Evening Standard * Sun-soaked yet blackly comic crime fiction from the US master Hiaasen . . . Outrageously enjoyable stuff * Sport ET Magazine * It's Hiaasen doing what Hiaasen does . . . he always adds something extra to the mix . . . jauntiness, wit and larger-than-life characters * Sunday Express * A laugh-out-loud comedy caper that contains a number of serious messages delivered with Carl Hiaasen's signature mordant and impeccably timed wit * Irish Independent * [Hiaasen] amplifies the grotesque aspects of everyday criminality in order to cut to the heart of human nature * The Irish Times *show more

About Carl Hiaasen

Carl Hiaasen was born and raised in Florida, where he still lives. He is a prize-winning journalist with a regular column in the Miami Herald and many articles in varied magazines. He started writing crime fiction in the early 1980s and has recently branched out into children's books; he has also had several works of non-fiction published.show more