His monkey wife

or, Married to a chimp.
  • 184 Pages
  • 4.67 MB
  • 7846 Downloads
  • English
by
R. Hart-Davis , London
Other titlesMarried to a chimp
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6005 O35 H46 1957
The Physical Object
Pagination184p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17454828M

His Monkey Wife (Or, Married to a Chimp) Paperback – May 1, by John Collier (Author)Cited by: 2.

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A schoolmaster in the heart of Africa takes his best and most attentive student, a chimp, to England. The chimp, Emily, has learned to read and obtained a classically trained mind.

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"When Alfred Fatigay departs from colonial Africa for his native London, he brings along his trustworthy pet chimp, Emily, who, unbeknownst to Fatigay, has become civilized: literate, literary, and in love with Fatigay himself. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

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His Monkey Wife is a comic masterpiece about a most unexpected love-triangle, and a biting satire about the nature of civilisation.

Read the first chapter here. ‘If you don’t know his work, you owe yourself the pleasure – the indispensable pleasure – of Collier.’ – Michael Chabon ‘A wayward masterpiece.’ – Anthony Burgess. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the His Monkey Wife, or Married to a Chimp by John Collier at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Get this from a library. His monkey wife, or, Married to a chimp. [John Collier] -- Emily was terribly intelligent; she was well mannered and her disposition was wonderful.

She attended classes regularly and in no time at all she passed from children's lesson books to her. His Monkey Wife (Or, Married to a Chimp) Paul Dry Books, Trade Paperback. Very Good. Item # ISBN: Price: $ His monkey wife, or, Married to a chimp Item Preview Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.

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His Monkey Wife or, Married to a Chimp. Author's first book, a fantasy classic. Lonely schoolmaster in the Upper Congo unwittingly teaches his pet chimp to read. She devours the English classics and begins to exhibit the softer virtues of Victorian womanhood, but when the chimp gets a rival for the schoolmaster's affections she starts.

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Book Details. ISBN: ISBN He was a prolific writer of poetry and stories, many of which appeared in the New Yorker. After moving to California he wrote for Alfred Hitchcock Presents, and several screenplays including The African Queen. Many of his stories were collected in Fancies and Goodnights ().

His Monkey Wife () was his first novel.The subject Wilson chose was John Collier's novel His Monkey Wife (or, Married to a Chimp) and the new musical His Monkey Wife opened on December 20thrunning for 28 performances.

Writing book, music and lyrics, Wilson's adaptation remained faithful to the Collier novel telling the story of Alfred Fatigay, an English schoolteacher who.