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Monkey

Monkey
Wu Ch'eng-en
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ISBN / SKU
9780241259184
Format
Paperback
Pages
352
Dimensions
198 X 129
Description
The nature of Monkey is irrepressible! Prince Tripitaka, a young Buddhist priest, has undertaken a dangerous quest to travel to India to retrieve sacred scriptures from a temple, accompanied by three unruly disciples: the greedy pig creature Pigsy, the river monster Sandy - and Monkey. Hatched from a stone egg and given the secrets of immortality, the mischievous trickster Monkey can fly through the air, ride on the clouds, become invisible and transform into other shapes - skills that are very handy when the four travellers come up against the dragons, bandits, demons and evil wizards that get in their way.

The hilarious combination of dazzling magic, knockabout fights and slapstick comedy has made this sixteenth-century Chinese epic a cult classic.
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