Of Men and Monsters
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, and scurry 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, nothing more than vermin. Which, ironically, may just be humankind's strength and point the way forward.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bibleblaster - LibraryThing
Where it's good, it's really good. Where it's corny, it's...well, embarrassingly corny. Where it's strange, it's intriguingly strange. And where it's profound, it is...I swear it...profound. Tenn's ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - RandyStafford - LibraryThing
My reactions to reading this novel in 1968. Spoilers follow. I enjoyed this famous Tenn novel about men living in the walls of the “Monster” alien race that conquered Earth. This is Tenn so the story ... Read full review