»Bad Monkey is the closest Hiaasen comes to a police procedural, but true to form, it also is a look at the ludicrous ways of Florida, such as the true bait-and-switch in which a dead sailfish is surreptitiously placed on a tourist’s line.«
Oline H. Cogdill
Carl Hiaasen’s latest spoof involves an unattached arm, a good cop and a nasty monkey. Oline H. Cogdill reviews the new novel Bad Monkey at the Miami Herald.
- Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen
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- The Broken Places by Ace Atkins
- The Bat by Jo Nesbo
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New crime fiction novels reviewed by Marylin Stasio. What she has to say about the books by Carl Hiaasen, Jeffery Deaver, Ace Atkins and Jo Nesbo you can read at The New York Times.
»The detective himself is enough of a charismatic goof to maintain the interest – it’s just a shame that, because of the stops and starts, Bad Monkey is unable to elicit the all-consuming exhilaration that made Hiaasen’s work of 20 years ago so special.«
Even a gem needs a bit of a polish: Robert Epstein reviews Bad Monkey, the latest novel by Carl Hiaasen. His view you will find at The Independent.
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“South Florida is known for many things: Alligators, orange groves and the writer who spins the area’s most sensational attributes into even more sensational story lines, Carl Hiaasen.”
Susan Carpenter at latimes.com about the new novel for kids Chomp by Carl Hiaasen.