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I love the way Ms. Butler visualized the life of immortals Anyanwu and Doro.
The story is disturbing and dark and yet she was able to show such touching relationships and strong connections amongst her many characters.
This is my second book by the late Octavia Butler and I highly recommend this book to all science fiction fans.
A good write, well organized, an easy read. The story is enchanting but haunting.Published 16 days ago by Maureen Allen Holder
This book is more than just a story...it's a tale. One that wonderfully weaves the readers mind into it's characters emotions. Read morePublished 25 days ago by Tasneem89
Great story line - completely different. I love the dominating role of the africa decent of the female - great great great story line.Published 3 months ago by Victoria
One of my favorite books. Ms. Butler goes way back in time and invents Doro, a disembodied character who routinely possesses people and uses their bodies like clothes. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Swank Ivy
Butler was the most fearless and inventive writer in speculative fiction. She dives headfirst into a book that does what no one else was doing and examines race, sex, class, etc. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Johanna Haas
I read a lot of all types of books & this was so fascinating to me. Lots to think about.Published 4 months ago by Jane Templeton
I was captivate from page 1 to the end, which was definitely not predictable. I still think about the characters.Published 5 months ago by Melissa Y. Barrett