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Great Apes: Reissued

Great Apes: Reissued (Paperback)

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When artist Simon Dykes wakes after a late night of routine debauchery, he discovers that his world has changed beyond recognition. His girlfriend, Sarah, has turned into a chimpanzee. And, to Simon's appalled surprise, so has the rest of humanity. Simon, under the bizarre delusion that he is 'human', is confined to an emergency psychiatric ward. There he becomes of considerable interest to eminent psychologist and chimp, Dr Zack Busner. For with this fascinating case, Busner thinks may finally make his reputation as a truly great ape.

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Publication Date: 19/09/2011 ISBN-13: 9781408827406  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Will Self is the author of four collections of short stories (the first of which, The Quantity Theory of Insanity, won the 1992 Geoffrey Faber Memorial Award), five novels (of which How the Dead Live was shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel of the Year in 2002), and four non-fiction works. He is a regular broadcaster on television and radio and as a journalist a contributor to a plethora of publications. He lives in London with his wife and four children.

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Deserves to be read for its plot alone. Debauched, pill-popping artist wakes one morning to discover himself in what could be one of his nightmarish apocalyptic paintings – a world of simians and miniaturized ponies where humanity has turned into ‘chimpunity’.  Perhaps humans and apes are not so different after all... or are they?

Mo, Charing Cross Road

Charing Cross Rd Bookshop - 04/04/2016

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