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By Adam Maxwell

Adam Maxwell's first number of brief tales is artistic, humorous, darkish, and highly pleasing. The twenty tales integrated right here variety from a extraordinary quest to discover a useless rockstar's limb (Jim Morrison's Leg) to a memorable caution concerning the hidden hazards of establishing websites (the acclaimed taking pictures Jelly With A Shotgun). easily fusing popular culture, gunplay, and simians, Dial M For Monkey features a vivid mix of brief tales - and short-short tales - so much by no means released prior to. This unmissable assortment represents one other shot within the arm for the resurgent kind of the quick tale. As featured in Tonto brief tales and Dave Eggers' McSweeney's.

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I tried to buy a gun yesterday. They wouldn’t let me so I bought a deactivated pistol from an old bloke in a junk shop. It’s heavy and looks the part. I don’t think I want to kill them, just teach them a lesson. I’ve just seen her go out so I know that this is my moment. There’s a dull pounding of bass through the wall, music thumping from somewhere in their house. It’s the perfect cover so I slip out of my back door and carefully make my way round to his. It’s louder here as I try the handle and to my surprise it turns; the door is unlocked.

Slowly at first. The thumping rhythm of love. Right from the moment they got inside. It was as if he’d been out all day taking lessons. The pace steadily rising thump-thump-thumping in a way that I was sure She was 43 enjoying but had to admit I wasn’t exactly finding it repulsive myself. As the thumping quickened upstairs so my own pace quickened downstairs until it was all too much and… well you can fill in the rest for yourself I’m sure. The following day a parcel was delivered while they were out and He came to collect it.

This time I begin advancing, my legs shaking I drag them across the room, waving the gun in front of me. ‘You see,’ I was shouting now, tiny droplets of spit shooting from my mouth as I spat the words at him. ’ I laugh and as I do the tears that have been running down my face trickle salty into my mouth. ’ I press the barrel of the pistol to his temple, a surge of adrenaline making me confident and euphoric. ’ He just gawks at me, a glazed look coming over his idiotic face. It’s at that moment the music drops for the bridge and Mr No.

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