Mark A. Rayner's Writings
The Monkey’s Tail, as Told by Marcel Duchamp the Day After Charles Lindbergh Landed at Le Bourget Field
Trunk Stories #2 (Dec. 2004), and then it was reprinted in Broken Pencil #29 (2005) and most recently in Yareah Magazine, (Feb. 2009).
This story has been included in my new collection, Pirate Therapy and Other Cures, so it's not available online for reading. You can, however, listen to this story here.
With much humor and an absurdist tint on many ideas, Mark Rayner presents a novel where humanity is optional, raging against the machine is a good idea, and the upsides of life as a lower primate. Marvellous Hairy is a top pick for any humorous fiction collection, highly recommended.”
—Midwest Book Review
Mark acquired his super-powers on the day he was bitten by a radioactive baboon. His grandfather had taken him to a petting zoo near Mark's home town of London (the other one, in Canada) and the ten-year old had been delighted to discover that there were...