The Woman and the Ape

The Woman and the Ape

The Woman and the Ape is the story of a unique and unforgettable couple—Madelene and Erasmus. Madelene—a sleeping beauty drowsing gently in an alcoholic stupor—is the beautiful and disillusioned wife of Adam Burden, a distinguished behavior scientist. Erasmus—the unlikely prince—is a 300-pound ape.

Erasmus is brought to the Burdens' London home after escaping from animal smugglers. In him Adam Burden believes he has discovered a hitherto unknown mammal,… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 30, 2013)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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