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Mind of My Mindby Octavia E. Butler
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A brilliant talent unique in speculative fiction, multiple Hugo and Nebula winner Octavia Butler is the creator of extraordinary novels that combine the cultural vision of Alice Walker and Terry McMillan with the cosmic scope of Ursula K. Le Guin and Doris Lessing. Provocative, probing, and breathlessly paced, Mind of My Mind is one of her finest novels...
For four thousand years, an Immortal has spread the seeds of an evolutionary master race, using the downtrodden of the underclass as his private breeding stock. But now a young ghetto telepath has found the way to awaken — and rule — her superhuman kind, igniting a psychic battle from L.A. mansions to South Central slums, as she challengest her creator for the right to free her people...and enslave the Earth.
"Vivid....Explosive." Publishers Weekly
"Has the piercing quality of a sliver of ice." The London Times
"Wonderfully inventive...very satisfying." The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction
For 4,000 years, an immortal has spread the seeds of a master race, using the downtrodden as his private breeding stock. But now a young ghetto telepath has found a way to awaken — and rule — her superhuman kind, igniting a psychic battle as she challenges her creator for her right to free her people.
About the Author
Octavia E. Butler is the author of many novels, including Dawn, Wild Seed, and Kindred. She is the recipient of a MacArthur Award and a Nebula Award, and she has twice won the Hugo Award. She passed away on February 24, 2006, at the age of 58.
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