Monkey Wars (Hardcover)
"Strikingly original" is how Anthony Horowitz, author of the Alex Rider series, describes Monkey Wars.
"Kurti draws from history to deliver a powerful allegory . . . and] keeps this effective, memorable tale rooted in reality." --Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
Additional praise for MONKEY WARS
"The allure of power--even for the most conscientious--is portrayed with frightening effectiveness. Powerful."--Kirkus Reviews
"An imaginative fable about the nature of power and the responsibility of the individual. With plenty of action . . . a fascinating epilogue . . . and] striking cover art." --Booklist
"Following in the tradition of George Orwell's Animal Farm and William Golding's Lord of the Flies, war and politics shape the lives of several monkey troops. An interesting premise that will provide readers with an introduction to fascism and political corruption." --School Library Journal
About the Author
After studying philosophy and English at King's College, Cambridge, England, RICHARD KURTI worked at the BBC as a TV sound recordist. This led to a career as a freelance director and then as a full-time screenwriter. Richard's film writing includes fourteen commissions for studios in the United States and the United Kingdom. His writing for television includes BBC adaptations of Kidnapped and Sherlock Holmes and has earned widespread industry recognition. He lives in Essex.