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Adulthood Rites - Octavia E. Butler
Adulthood Rites
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Told in the haunting voice of Lilith, the heroine of "Dawn", this book is thestory of Lilith's only son, Akin. Though he resembles a normal human, Akin isthe first "construct"--part man/part alien.
Told in the haunting voice of Lilith, the heroine of "Dawn", this book is thestory of Lilith's only son, Akin. Though he resembles a normal human, Akin isthe first "construct"--part man/part alien.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780446603782 (0446603783)
ASIN: 446603783
Publisher: Warner Aspect Books
Pages no: 277
Edition language: English
Series: Xenogenesis (#2)
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
4.0 Adulthood Rites
I liked the second book in the Xenogenesis series a lot. There were some problems with the fact that I thought the character Akin did a total change that didn't seem reasonable after seeing how the Resisters acted. His thought process that if only the Resisters were granted total freedom would lead ...
YouKneeK
YouKneeK rated it
5.0 Review: Adulthood Rites (Xenogenesis Book 2 of 3)
I hadn’t expected to finish this book quite so early this evening, but the last 10% was a preview for the final book in the trilogy. I shouldn't have been surprised, because the table of contents did list it and there had also been a preview at the end of book one. I was just all wrapped up in the...
Book Ramblings
Book Ramblings rated it
5.0 Adulthood Rites
I find it oddly difficult to review an Octavia Butler book without filling it to the brim with cringe inducing sentimentality and hyperbole but I'll be damned if she doesn't make me all pensive and a touch maudlin every time I read her books. I get this feeling that her kindness and compassion alway...
Michelle Scott, urban fantasy author
Michelle Scott, urban fantasy author rated it
5.0
As with the first book in this series, Butler creates a world that is both alien and familiar. Akin, the hero of the story, has a human mother and an Oankali father which makes him able to sympathize with both cultures. Unfortunately, he is too human to live among the aliens, but too alien to feel...
Dichotomygirl
Dichotomygirl rated it
Adulthood Rites is the story of Lilith's Son Akin. The first human born male construct born on the revived Earth, and his struggles to find his place among both the humans and the Ooankali.Like it's predecessor Dawn, this book explores the question of what makes us human, and at what point do we b...
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