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Parable of the Sower - Octavia E. Butler
Parable of the Sower
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In California, in the year 2025, a small community is overrun by desperate scavengers, as an eighteen-year-old African-American woman sets off on foot on a perilous journey northward. By the author of Dawn.
In California, in the year 2025, a small community is overrun by desperate scavengers, as an eighteen-year-old African-American woman sets off on foot on a perilous journey northward. By the author of Dawn.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780941423991 (0941423999)
Publisher: Four Walls Eight Windows
Pages no: 299
Edition language: English
Series: Earthseed (#1)
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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
4.0 Parable of the Sower / Octavia Butler
In 2025, with the world descending into madness and anarchy, one woman begins a fateful journey toward a better futureLauren Olamina and her family live in one of the only safe neighborhoods remaining on the outskirts of Los Angeles. Behind the walls of their defended enclave, Lauren’s father, a pre...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
3.0 Parable of the Sower
I only gave this book 2.5 stars but rounded it up to 3 stars on Goodreads due to Goodreads not having half stars available.So I always hate it when I notice friends who I follow and trust for book recs loved a book and I ended up disliking it. I feel badly about it and then I feel guilty because I w...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
4.5 The Parable of the Sower
"I stared down the hill from our camp where just a glint of water was visible in the distance through the trees and bushes. The world is full of painful stories. Sometimes it seems as though there aren’t any other kind and yet I found myself thinking how beautiful that glint of water was through the...
Moonlight Snow
Moonlight Snow rated it
4.0 This is the way the world ends
This isn't a review so much as it is my emergent thoughts on this book, which I read for a genre fiction challenge in one of my groups, where the eligibility characteristics were that the author had to be a woman and had to be deceased.I'm not sure what to rate it, but it certainly had a "wow" facto...
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5.0 Parable of the Sower
When I started reading this book I immediately felt inclined to rate it five stars even before finishing the first sentence. Hardly fair or reasonable I know, but that's love. I have loved Octavia Butler since reading [b: Wild Seeds|20202752|Reap The Wild Seeds|Loyd E. Hill and Marvin R. Query|https...
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