From Book Review of "100 Monkeys" by Bruce Gatten (reviewer):
T.A. Drescher(Taos Press, 2013)
"100 Monkeyz" is a collection of short stories which map the globe, from the rust belt of Buffalo, N.Y., to the rice paddies of Vietnam, from the desert Southwest to the rolling hills of West Virginia.
These stories deal with the universal themes of war, love, death and the place of soldiers returning from a distant country torn by civil war and destructive chaos.
Here we find heroes and villains, brave soldiers and cowardly ruffians. We encounter a chivalrous protagonist who battles enemies both internal and external. We discover the underlying causes of a man's search for meaning in a world gone mad with senseless violence and the meaningless pursuit of empty pleasure. In short, we see a man come to grips with his relationship to modern society and the inner springs of love of God.
It is in pursuit of eternal truth that the author of these powerful stories redeems himself... Read More