Upgrade to a better browser, please.

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Books

26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss

Added By: valashain
Last Updated: Engelbrecht

26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss

Purchase this book through Purchase this book from Purchase this book from
Author: Kij Johnson
Publisher: Asimov's Science Fiction, 2008

This book does not appear to be part of a series. If this is incorrect, and you know the name of the series to which it belongs, please let us know.

Submit Series Details

Book Type: Short Story
Genre: Fantasy
Sub-Genre Tags: Magical Realism
Avg Member Rating:
(10 reads / 4 ratings)


World Fantasy Award winning, and Hugo and Nebula Award nominated short story.

Aimee has bought a travelling monkey show, wherein 26 monkeys do a variety of tricks and then vanish. She tries to figure out how the vanishing happens.

This story originally appeared in Asimov's Science Fiction, July 2008. It can also be found in the anthologies:

It is included At the Mouth of the River of Bees (2012).

Read the full story for free on the author's website.


There are currently no reviews for this novel. Be the first to submit one! You must be logged in to submit a review in the BookTrackr section above.


No alternate cover images currently exist for this novel.