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Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen
Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen
3.0 out of 5 stars A tad disappointing, 27 July 2014
I was disappointed by Hiassen's latest book. He is the master of the multi thread comic thriller where everything comes together for a laugh out read. However this book seemed to be a thriller with touches of comedy in there - and not his best humour. I found the monkey to be a distraction to the story rather than a vital piece of it and the characters were less well scripted than usual.

I wouldn't recommend this book to a first time reader of his stories as I don't think it is indicative of his canon, whilst regular readers will be a tad disappointed.

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