The Love Song of Monkey

The Love Song of Monkey

A Novel

eBook - 2008
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In a surreal exile on the floor of the Atlantic, a young man faces his own death and his wife's infidelity. The Love Song of Monkey is a meditation on the simple, inexplicable, and lasting power of love, cast in the metaphor of a journey to the depths of the ocean floor. Precise and beautifully crafted, this modern fable is rich with humor and deep thought.
Publisher: Teaticket, Mass. : Leapfrog Press ; St. Paul, Minn. : Distributed in the United States by Consortium Book Sales and Distribution, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781935248026
1935248022
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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derekwolfgram
Nov 29, 2010

What a wonderful, weird little book. Insightful, dark reflections on modern medicine, love, and finding peace. The author has clearly spent a lot of time alone meditating on the meaning of life. He blends profound observations with hilarious, wry commentary, in a very gently flowing prose - this is strangely appropriate given that a fair amount of the action (such as it is) takes place on the floor of the ocean. I'm not exactly sure what to compare this book to: Vonnegut on quaaludes, maybe? Regardless, it's a good one - enjoy!

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