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Bloodchild: a short story - Octavia E. Butler
Bloodchild: a short story
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Contains the short story Bloodchild only. Years ago a group known as the Terrans left Earth in search of a life free of persecution. Now they live alongside the Tlic, an alien race who face extinction; their only chance of survival is to plant their larvae inside the bodies of the humans.When... show more
Contains the short story Bloodchild only. Years ago a group known as the Terrans left Earth in search of a life free of persecution. Now they live alongside the Tlic, an alien race who face extinction; their only chance of survival is to plant their larvae inside the bodies of the humans.When Gan, a young, boy, is chosen as a carrier of Tlic eggs, he faces an impossible di
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Format: ebook
ASIN: B00HP4HA7A
Publisher: Headline
Pages no: 31
Edition language: English
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Feminism in Cold Storage
Feminism in Cold Storage rated it
4.5 Bloodchild and other stories
This is the first of Butler's work that I've read, or listened to in this case. The narrator is Janina Edwards. I listened to it on the Prime Channel "Worlds Away: Sci-Fi Classics" and am so glad I saw it there. I decided to make this my Task 22 for Read Harder 2017, Read a collection of stories by ...
Lora's Rants and Reviews
Lora's Rants and Reviews rated it
3.0 Bloodchild
A dark science fiction story that begins a series. It gets a little squirmy but an interesting study in choices and symbiotic relationships with an alien species. The names suffered from the overly unusual aspects that some readers complain about in Fantasy novels, but this reminded me of Alien, t...
Shaykitteh's World of Books
Shaykitteh's World of Books rated it
4.0 Review: Bloodchild: And Other Stories
After reading a portion of "Bloodchild" in a Hugo Award "snippet" book earlier this year, I picked up Octavia E. Butler's Bloodchild: And Other Stories. For an author who claimed to hate writing short stories, her talent at sharing glimpses into a possible future shine through in this collection. ...
Bibliosa
Bibliosa rated it
5.0 Blood Child and Other Stories Thoughts
Absolutely amazing!! I have no idea how I am just coming across Octavia E. Butler. Everything in Blood Child and other Stories is pure gold. I was continuously blown away by this short story collection which is Sci-Fi at its best. From aliens and plagues, Blood Child and other Stories manages to cap...
altheaann
altheaann rated it
I think that everything Butler ever wrote deserves 5 stars.This book is much too short (as was Butler's time on this earth). It includes five previously published stories, an autobiographical essay, an essay on writing, and two new-to-this book stories.As well, it includes brief 'afterwords' by Butl...
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