Re: Neanderthal novel?

Erin Miller (
2 Jun 1995 21:14:07 -0500

In article <3qn901$42p@jupiter.WichitaKS.HMPD.COM>,
Jim Foley <> wrote:
>In article <>,

>Are there any other interesting pieces of fiction involving Neandertals
>or other primitive hominids? I'm aware of "Clan of the Cave Bear", of
>course, and I've occasional books that look like clones of it come out
>since, but I'm after something a bit more original.
>Here's one I've seen: "The Ugly Little Boy", by Isaac Asimov, a short
>story about a Neandertal boy who is bought into the present in a "time
>bubble" that he cannot leave.

There is also _The Inheritors_ by William Golding (of _Lord of the Flies_
fame) and of course the Quest For Fire.