On a planet settled by women, the descendants have long awaited the arrival of mysterious people called "men". But when one arrives, he is nothing like the godlike beings of their legends. Obviously, he is an alien space monster, and must be eliminated.

Virgin Planet 2000, Baen Books

ISBN-13: 9780671319441

Mass-market paperback

Virgin Planet 1969, HarperCollins Distribution Services

ISBN-13: 9780583105194

New edition