The Hall Chimp

Robbie Arnott

RRP: £0.99

11 July 2019

Published by Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9781838950545

From the Miles Franklin longlisted author of Flames, is a short story that will have you on the edge of your seat, screaming ‘wake up’.

The mum and the dad are in bed but the boy is standing in the hallway. He’s been sleepwalking again.

The boy wakes up in the middle of the night to find a man in his hallway. But this is no regular man. No, he’s a hall chimp. The man jumps around like a chimp, scratched his armpits like a chimp, rolls around on the floor like a chimp. The boy wants to play too…