26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss

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"26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss"
Author Kij Johnson
Language English
Genre(s) Fantasy short story
Published in Asimov's Science Fiction
Publication type Magazine
Publication date July 2008

"26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss" is a fantasy short story by Kij Johnson, published in 2008 on the American magazine Asimov's Science Fiction. It has been nominated for the 2009 Nebula Award for Best Short Story and the 2009 Hugo Award for Best Short Story.[1] It won the 2009 World Fantasy Award for Best Short Fiction and the Asimov's reader's award for best short story.

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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.

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