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Today, I own all of Butler's books and recommend that everyone read them.
Ms Butler skills are so great that this change in perspective goes so slowly that the reader is largely unaware until it has been accomplished.
Although I have long been a science fiction fan, this was my first foray into Octavia Butler's writing.
Very interesting story and solidly written. 50% done and this is building into a story I'll stay with. Read morePublished 2 days ago by S. M. Rathburn
This is one of the moste is quite i interesting SF books I have read in years. The storyline is quite imaginative and I couldn't put it down!Published 9 days ago by Mariah Kolb
A brilliant book with a bit of a bummer ending, Dawn grasps the reader's attention and interest immediately. Read morePublished 16 days ago by SimplyLissie
I normally don't read sci-fi because there aren't many authors that can capture the action that we see on a screen...Octavia Butler does it wellPublished 18 days ago by solebrotha
I can't seem to read it, but that is due to my own issues. I am having problems focusing. I love Butler's books and (when I could seriously read) I read many of her novels. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lee Lewis
Octavia Butler's Dawn is a challenging book in its ideas- the best type of science fiction. An alien race comes to the rescue of a decimated Earth and its survivors, but their... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Patti H Puckett
A radically feminist, post-collapse, science fiction novel?!?! Octavia Butler, thank you for helping me find my favorite genre! Read morePublished 1 month ago by RadFarmerFemme
The book cannot be reviewed alone. "Dawn," "Adulthood Rites," and "Imago" need to be read together for full effect. Read morePublished 1 month ago by S. Osborne
Well written story. The aliens are different from so many depicted in science fiction. Will they be able to save humanity from itself even though humanity fights them and will this... Read morePublished 1 month ago by MKS 715