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Of Men and Monsters Download Of Men And Monsters Author William Tenn Survivingtheholocaust.us Giant, Technologically Superior Aliens Have Conquered Earth, But Humankind Survives Even Flourishes In A Way Men And Women Live Like Mice In Burrows In The Massive Walls Of The Huge Homes Of The Aliens, Scurrying About Under Their Feet, Stealing From Them A Complex Social And Religious Order Has Evolved, With Women Preserving Knowledge And Working As Healers, And Men Serving As Warriors And Thieves For The Aliens, Men And Women Are Just A Nuisance, Neither Civilized Nor Intelligent, And Certainly Not A Worthy Adversary In Fact, They Are Regarded As Vermin, To Be Exterminated Which, Ironically, May Just Be Humankind S Strength And Point The Way Forward.

[Ebook] ➠ Of Men and Monsters  Author William Tenn – Brazilianportuguesetranslator.us
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 251 pages
  • Of Men and Monsters
  • William Tenn
  • English
  • 16 May 2017
  • 0345295234

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  1. says:

    I m sitting here feeling I ve almost not quite, but very nearly failed some sort of intelligence test with this book Having completely missed the huge clue in its title, some distance in I was still thinking, Well, I like the oddness of this, but it doesn t seem to be going anywhere much and it looked to be heading for a disappointing two stars.The set up is this after an invasion from space by gigantic aliens called Monsters throughout what s left of humanity has been reduced to livin I m sitting here feeling I ve almost not quite, but very nearly failed some sort of intelligence test with this book Having completely missed the huge clue in its title, some distance in I was still thinking, Well, I like the oddness of this, but it doesn t seem to be going anywhere much and it looked to be heading for a disappointing two stars.The set up is this after an invasion from space by gigantic aliens called Monsters throughout what s left of humanity has been reduced to living in a maze of burrow...


  2. says:

    Here s another in those series of SF authors you should have heard of but probably haven t William Tenn was the pseudonym of Philip Klass 1920 2010 who was famous for his satirical short stories, mainly published in the 1950 s and 1960 s In 1999 he was selected as the Science Fiction Writers of America s Author Emeritus.He only published one novel, which this is, in 1968.It is a post apocaly...


  3. says:

    What baffles me is Of Men and Monsters has very similar themes to what we see in YA Off the top of my head, The 5th Wave, The Forest of Hands and Teeth, and Enclave Yet this is paraded as a sci fi masterpiece and YA is dismissed as kiddy books.


  4. says:

    Where it s good, it s really good Where it s corny, it swell, embarrassingly corny Where it s strange, it s intriguingly strange And where it s profound, it isI swear itprofound Tenn s work may be uneven, but he is swiftly moving toward the top of my list of the heroes of golden age s...


  5. says:

    This is the first William Tenn book that I ve read I m not sure if I ve read any of his stories before And now I ll hunt them all down.A dear friend gave me Of Men and Monsters 1968 as a present, and it s a treat The novel posits a future at some remove we never learn just when it takes place after an alien invasion has knocked humanity off its perch as planetary leader Instead we are vermin, a marginal species literally inhabiting the holes and corners of Monster civilization Because This is the first William Tenn book that I ve read I m not sure if I ve read any of his stories before And now I ll hunt them all down.A dear friend gave me Of Men and Monsters 1968 as a present, and it s a treat The novel posits a future at some remove we never learn just when it takes place after an alien invasion has knocked humanity off its perch as planetary leader Instead we are vermin, a marginal species literally inhabiting the holes and corners of Monster civilization Because not only are the alien Monsters farpowerful than we, but also much bigger.The story follows the adventures of Eric as he comes of age and explores the world It begins with his manhood initiation, which goes well, then sideways Politics, war, flight,politics, evil science, romance, and possibly good science follow Of Men and Monsters is pretty close to a young adult novel, in fact, except powerful adults are pretty scarce We also never leave Eric s perspective He takes the adult name...


  6. says:

    One of my favorite books from my teenage years Just great adventure.


  7. says:

    2.5 3 stars I guess


  8. says:

    Humankind has been reduced to intelligent vermin in an Earth ruled by giant alien monsters Humans live in small communities in burrows in the walls of the invaders homes, living on whatever morsels of food and material they can steal The Human species, subjected to evolutionary pressure, has fragmented and diverged, sometimes radically Rituals have kept Eric the Only and his tribe alive but now they are about to reach the end of their usefulness Eric is forced repeatedly to reevaluate his u Humankind has been reduced to intelligent vermin in an Earth ruled by giant alien monsters Humans live in small communities in burrows in the walls of the invaders homes, living on whatever morsels of food and material they can steal The Human species, subjected to evolutionary pressure, has fragmented and diverged, sometimes radically Rituals have kept Eric the Only and his tribe alive but now they are about to reach the end of their usefulness Eric is forced repeatedly to reevaluate his understanding of his world while he struggles to survive against human and monster alike.In general terms, the concept is reminiscent of the film Fantastic Planet but there s no attempt at rapprochement between the humans and their persecutors The mons...


  9. says:

    Of Men and Monsters is another novel that belongs in the classic category It s not very difficult to see that William Tenn likes to turn things upside down He is considered one of the foremost satirists of his generation and he is very good at making me think about mankind in a different way Like all good satires, the ending is bizarre but at the same time believable, given the circumstances described I ve seen that others have found the book hilarious, but I can t say that I did To me, Of Men and Monsters is another novel that belongs in the classic category It s not very difficult to see that William Tenn likes to turn things upside down He is considered one of the foremost satirists of his generation and he is very good at making me think about mankind in a different way Like all good satires, the ending is bizarre but at the same time believable, given the circumstances described I ve seen that others have found the book hilarious, but I can t say that I did To me, Of Men and Monsters wasthoughtfully funny.I...


  10. says:

    I looked at the copyright page and found that it was first published in 1968, but it has the flavor of earlier science fiction In fact, it reminded me of a story I read in an anthology edited by Isaac Asimov called Before the Golden Age which included Science fiction stories published in the 1930s The story was Tumathak of the Coridors and I would not be surprised if Of Men and Monsters was based on it In both stories humanity has been defeated by invading aliens and reduced to living in dark I looked at the copyright page and found that it was first published in 1968, but it has the flavor of earlier science fiction In fact, it reminded me of a story I read in an anthology edited by Isaac Asimov called Before the Golden Age which included Science fiction stories published in the 1930s The story was Tumathak of the Coridors and I would not be surprised if Of Men and Monsters was based on it In both stories humanity has been defeated by invading aliens and reduced to living in dark recesses In the earlier story it was in coridors that were apparentl...

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