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A great book of short stories for anyone who loves Octavia Butler's fiction.
I put down the book between each story, incapable of doing any real thinking because I was so blown away by what I had just read.
Her short stories are very interesting and she relates her experiences behind writing those stories.
My husband and I love everything Octavia Butler has written so far.Published 15 days ago by BettyDavis
Uneven collection but revealing insights into the author. Glad I was able to read and learn about this fascinating individual .Published 27 days ago by Carleene Dei
This is a collection of short stories, most of which are speculative in nature. I love how she has little forewords and afterwords about the stories, and how she talks candidly... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Swank Ivy
Visionary speculative fiction - especially the first two stories. Butler is willing to explore areas (particularly sex, gender, race,illness) that other writers don't dare to... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Johanna Haas
A master storyteller. I wondered what happened to the lives of the characters after each story was finished. So imaginative and inventive. A must read for sci-fi fans. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
sci fi novelists of all time, Butler was also a master of the short story. Learning of her sudden death at age 58, I and students in my "Sci Fi, Sex, and Philosophy" course were... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Dr. L
I have to say that I don't think I've ever read anything by Octavia Butler that I didn't end up liking (minimally) or loving. Read morePublished 5 months ago by KDS63
Great collection if stories. This book opened me up to Octavia Butler. Filled with truly original concepts. Great stuff to enjoy.Published 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
very interesting stories... very well written... rich and colorful... one of the best sci-fi writers for sure... on the last one of her books now and wish there were morePublished 6 months ago by sparrow