This World is Full of Monsters by Jeff VanderMeer

This World is Full of Monsters

An alien invasion comes to one man’s doorstep in the form of a story-creature, followed by death and rebirth in a transformed Earth.At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied....

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  • Brandon Petry
    DamnI loved this. So much going on that I felt I understood on a deep and strange level that's hard to articulate. Certainly open to interpretation and probably not gonna be for everyone. Still, wow. Trying to makes sense of a world as it changes in grotesque and incomprehensible ways right under yo...
  • Alex Sarll
    Vandermeer's best work since Ambergris, or possibly ever; a fevered fugue of parasitism, transfiguration, memory, loss and solace. At times I understood it as a metaphor for the writer's life, or else for the slow corruption of our noosphere by processes we use without understanding, or maybe for he...
  • karen
    But still the story-creature revealed Itself to me, until I understood that now It covered every surface, every space, and even though I thought I had been alone down in the basement among the rat-things and the other things I wanted very much to be rats and weren’t…I had not been alone. T...
  • Amit
    1. “But still the story-creature revealed Itself to me, until I understood that now It covered every surface, every space, and even though I thought I had been alone down in the basement among the rat-things and the other things I wanted very much to be rats and weren’t…I had not been...
  • Jen
    Just a short story, but couldn't finish it. I just didn't appreciate the style of writing. Too odd for me. No star rating....
  • Marco
    People on goodreads seems to like this story quite a lot... but it really did not work for me. I am not a big fan of oneiric stories with a very thin and hard to follow plot, where things happen almost at random. I had a similar reaction when I read Lovecraft's dreamland stories, where at least the ...
  • Rick
    The poetic, somewhat flowery, way in which this SciFi short-story is written may find better use should the author change gears and actually become a poet. As it stands the dream-like, poet-like narration is just an empty device that hovers in and around a not-even-mediocre story of alien/intelligen...

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