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Parable of the Sower

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Octavia E. Butler

Narrated By: Lynne Thigpen

Publisher: Recorded Books

Date: June 2009

Duration: 12 hours 3 minutes

Summary:

Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author Octavia E. Butler paints a stunning portrait of an all-too-believable near future. As with Kindred and her other critically-acclaimed novels, Parable of the Sower skillfully combines startling visionary and socially realistic concepts. God is change. That is the central truth of the Earthseed movement, whose unlikely prophet is 18-year-old Lauren Olamina. The young woman's diary entries tell the story of her life amid a violent 21st-century hell of walled neighborhoods and drug-crazed pyromaniacs-and reveal her evolving Earthseed philosophy. Against a backdrop of horror emerges a message of hope: if we are willing to embrace divine change, we will survive to fulfill our destiny among the stars. For her elegant, literate works of science fiction, Octavia E. Butler has been compared to Toni Morrison and Ursula K. LeGuin. Narrator Lynne Thigpen's melodious voice will hold you spellbound throughout this compelling parable of modern society.

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  • Lisa M.

    The story was wonderful. The reading was wonderful. Wonderful book. Octavia Butler was an incredible writer.

  • Sarah M

    Excellent book and narration. I can't wait to find the second book.

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