of Monkeys," the narrator and her boyfriend Hal arrive at a jungle camp in north Borneo, intent on patching up their relationship and spotting a wild orangutan. To the staid Muslim men who run the camp, however, it is the narrator's liberated ways that are wild -- even dangerous.
“Kingdom of Monkeys” came from a story told by
Uncle Tan, of Uncle Tan’s Jungle Camp, Sabah, about a French couple who stayed
at his camp in order to work out their marital difficulties and the
liquor-and-knives hijinx that ensued—though in his story it was the wife who had
“Kingdom of Monkeys” appeared previously in Zygote.