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Title: The Monkey Title Record # 40726
Author: Stephen King
Date: 1980-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
Synopsis: A man tries desperately to destroy his son's wind-up monkey, since he believes that every time its cymbals clash somebody will die. References Arnette, TX (from THE STAND) and its Texas Instruments Plant.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1987 Translated by Alexandra von Reinhardt Translation revised in 1996 by Joachim Körber
German Der Affe
1991 Finnish Apina
1991Translated by Margot Bakker
Dutch De Aap
1994Translated by Michèle Pressé and / or Serge Quadruppani.
French Le singe

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Gallery, November 1980 1980-11-00 ed. Editors of Gallery        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
Modern Masters of Horror 1981-07-00 ed. Frank Coffey Coward, McCann & Geoghegan 0-698-11051-X $12.95 286
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Year's Best Horror Stories, Series IX 1981-08-00 ed. Karl Edward Wagner DAW Books (DAW Collectors #445) 0-87997-647-0 / UE1647 $2.50 223
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Year's Best Horror Stories, Series IX 1981-08-00 ed. Karl Edward Wagner DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-647-0 / UE1647 C$2.75 223
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Michael Whelan Checkmark
Horrors 1981-10-00 ed. Charles L. Grant Playboy Paperbacks 0-87216-905-7 $2.25 223
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Fantasy Annual IV 1981-11-00 ed. Terry Carr Timescape / Pocket Books 0-671-41273-6 $3.50 ix+
341
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth LAF Checkmark
Fantasy Annual IV 1981-11-00 ed. Terry Carr Timescape / Pocket Books 0-671-41273-6 C$3.95 ix+
341
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth LAF Checkmark
Fantasy Annual IV 1982-05-00 ed. Terry Carr Pocket Books / SFBC 5215 $4.98 x+
344
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gary Viskupic Checkmark
Modern Masters of Horror 1982-09-00 ed. Frank Coffey Ace Books 0-441-53507-0 $2.95 286
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Skeleton Crew 1985-06-21 Stephen King G. P. Putnam's Sons 0-399-13039-X $18.95 512
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Don Brautigam Checkmark
Skeleton Crew 1985-10-00 Stephen King Scream/Press 0-910489-12-2 $75.00 545
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll J. K. Potter  
Skeleton Crew 1986-06-00 Stephen King Signet / New American Library 0-451-14293-4 $4.95 573
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Don Brautigam Checkmark
The Year's Best Horror Stories, Series IX 1986-10-00 ed. Karl Edward Wagner DAW Books 0-88677-159-5 $2.95 223
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Michael Whelan Checkmark
Der Fornit 1987-08-00 Stephen King Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #6888) 3-453-00312-8 DM 6.80 251
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
The Dark Descent 1987-10-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Tor 0-312-93035-6 $29.95 1011
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Doug Fornuff Checkmark
Modern Masters of Horror 1988-07-00 ed. Frank Coffey Berkley Books 0-425-10952-6 $3.50 286
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Dark Descent 1988-08-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Tor / BOMC   $12.95 1011
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Short Horror Novels 1988-09-00 ed. Mike Ashley Robinson 0-948164-82-4 £4.95 518
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
The Mammoth Book of Short Horror Novels 1988-10-00 ed. Mike Ashley Carroll & Graf 0-88184-429-2 $8.95 x+
518
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Bob Marchant Checkmark
The Monkey 1989-10-00 Stephen King Random House Audio 0-394-29903-5 $11.00  
audio cassette?Cassette tape
chap  
The Medusa in the Shield 1990-11-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Grafton 0-246-13751-7 £7.99 368
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Tim White  
The Medusa in the Shield 1990-11-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Grafton 0-246-13750-9 £12.99 368
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tim White  
The Medusa in the Shield 1991-00-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Grafton 0-586-21429-1 £4.99 607
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Tim White Checkmark
Skeleton Crew 1991-00-00 Stephen King Futura 0-7088-2916-3 £4.99 612
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Jälkeen keskiyön 1991-00-00 Stephen King Book Studio 951-611-401-6   314
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Kari T. Leppänen Checkmark
De Schnabbel en Andere Verhalen 1991-00-00 Stephen King Luitingh-Sijthoff 90-245-1538-6   373
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Tejo Hendriks  
The Medusa in the Shield 1991-11-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Tor 0-812-50966-8 $4.99 498
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Horrorstory, Volume Three 1992-01-00 Gerald W. Page, Karl Edward Wagner Underwood-Miller 0-88733-107-6 $39.95 541
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Michael Whelan  
Horrorstory, Volume Three 1992-03-00 Gerald W. Page, Karl Edward Wagner Underwood-Miller 0-88733-108-4 $150.00 541
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Michael Whelan  
The Mammoth Book of Short Horror Novels 1994-01-00 ed. Mike Ashley Robinson 0-948164-82-4 £5.99 518
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Luis Rey  
Le singe suivi de Le chenal 1994-02-00 Stephen King Librio (Librio #4) 2-277-30004-7 F10.00 96
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Short Horror Novels 1994-04-00 ed. Mike Ashley Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0091-2 $9.95 518
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Luis Rey  
Le singe suivi de Le chenal 1994-04-00 Stephen King Librio (Librio #4) 2-277-30004-7 F10.00 96
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
Le singe suivi de Le chenal 1995-07-00 Stephen King Librio (Librio #4) 2-277-30004-7 F10.00 96
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
Blut 1996-00-00 Stephen King Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #8900) 3-453-09936-2 DM 16.90 701
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Antonio Rosario  
The Dark Descent 1997-02-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Tor 0-312-86217-2 $27.95 1011
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Blut 1999-00-00 Stephen King Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #8900) 3-453-09936-2 DM 16.90 701
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Antonio Rosario Checkmark
Nouvelles 1999-01-01 Stephen King Presses Pocket 2-266-07186-6   201
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Le singe suivi de Le chenal 2001-04-25 Stephen King Librio (Librio #4) 2-290-31397-1    
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Skeleton Crew 2006-05-00 Stephen King Hodder Paperbacks 0-340-89908-5 £6.99 612
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Larry Rostant  
Skeleton Crew 2007-11-01 Stephen King Hodder Paperbacks 978-0-340-95262-7 £8.99 784
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Skeleton Crew 2008-06-26 Stephen King Hodder Paperbacks 978-0-340-95205-4 £6.99 784
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Skeleton Crew 2008-07-10 Stephen King Paw Prints 978-1-4395-1327-9 $16.99  
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Secretary of Dreams: Volume 2 2010-10-15 Stephen King Cemetery Dance Publications 978-1-58767-185-2 $75.00 260
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Glenn Chadbourne Checkmark
The Secretary of Dreams: Volume 2 2010-10-15 Stephen King Cemetery Dance Publications 978-1-58767-216-3 $300.00 260
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Glenn Chadbourne  
The Secretary of Dreams: Volume 2 2010-10-15 Stephen King Cemetery Dance Publications 978-1-58767-217-0 $1500.00 260
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Glenn Chadbourne  
Blut 2013-00-00 Stephen King Heyne 978-3-453-43731-9 €10.99 876
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Anja Filler Checkmark
Blut 2013-07-00 Stephen King Heyne 978-3-453-43731-9 €10.99 894
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Anja Filler  
Skeleton Crew 2015-10-00 Stephen King PS Publishing 978-1-84863-283-7 £59.99 xxvi+
534
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Pete Von Sholly Checkmark
Skeleton Crew 2016-12-06 Stephen King Scribner 978-1-5011-4350-2 $18.00 672
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Skeleton Crew 2017-05-30 Stephen King Pocket Books 978-1-5011-5678-6 $9.99 xxi+
757
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Skeleton Crew 2017-08-01 Stephen King Turtleback Books 978-0-606-40756-4 $20.85 784
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Skeleton Crew date unknown Stephen King Putnam 0-399-13039-X None 512
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Don Brautigam Checkmark
Skeleton Crew date unknown Stephen King Signet / New American Library 0-451-14293-4 $4.95 573
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Don Brautigam Checkmark
Skeleton Crew date unknown Stephen King Signet / Penguin 0-451-16861-5 $5.99 573
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Skeleton Crew date unknown Stephen King Signet / Penguin 0-451-16861-5 $5.99 573
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Skeleton Crew date unknown Stephen King Signet / Penguin 0-451-16861-5 $5.95 573
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Don Brautigam Checkmark
Skeleton Crew date unknown Stephen King Signet / New American Library 0-451-16861-5 $7.99 573
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
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