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This first Earthseed novel by ground-breaking writer Octavia E. Butler feel like a prophetic nod to our current world. If you were glued to The Handmaid's Tale, you'll love this beautiful new edition of a seminal American classic.

'If there is one thing scarier than a dystopian novel about the future, it's one written in the past that has already begun to come true. This is what makes Parable of the Sower even more impressive than it was when first published' Gloria Steinem

We are coming apart. We're a rope, breaking, a single strand at a time.

America is a place of chaos, where violence rules and only the rich and powerful are safe. Lauren Olamina, a young woman with the extraordinary power to feel the pain of others as her own, records everything she sees of this broken world in her journal.

Then, one terrible night, everything alters beyond recognition, and Lauren must make her voice heard for the sake of those she loves.

Soon, her vision becomes reality and her dreams of a better way to live gain the power to change humanity forever.

All that you touch,
You Change.
All that you Change,
Changes you.

What readers are saying about Octavia Butler:

'Kindred was written in 1979 but could have been written last year. Incredible. I couldn't put it down'

'Emotionally and viscerally alive and challenging. I don't know how I missed it before now'

'A masterpiece by a matchless artist. Butler is simply sublime'

'Reading these books will change your life'

'A finely crafted work, rife with emotional power, horrifying in its believability, with a message that cannot be ignored'

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One of the most significant literary artists of the twentieth century. One cannot exaggerate the impact she has had (Junot Diaz)

Butler's prose, always pared back to the bone, delineates the painful paradoxes of metamorphosis with compelling precision (Guardian)

A dark, compelling and still horribly resonant time travel story (Independent)

[Her] evocative, often troubling, novels explore far-reaching issues of race, sex, power and, ultimately, what it means to be human (New York Times)

No novel I've read this year has felt as relevant, as gut-wrenching or as essential... If you've ever tweeted "All Lives Matter", someone needs to shove Kindred into your hand, and quickly (The Pool)

Kindred is that rare magical artifact . . . the novel one returns to, again and again (Harlan Ellison)

One cannot finish Kindred without feeling changed. It is a shattering work of art (Los Angeles Herald-Examiner)

[A] must-read novel (BBC)

Everyone should read at least one novel by the grand dame of science fiction, and Kindred is a perfect (and harrowing and disturbing and brilliant) place to start (Refinery 29)

The immediate effect of reading Octavia Butler's Kindred is to make every other time travel book in the world look as if it's wimping out... This is a brilliant book, utterly absorbing, very well written, and deeply distressing. It's very hard to read, not because it's not good but because it's so good (Tor)

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