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Parable of the Talents : a Novel (98 Edition)

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Parable of the Talents celebrates the classic Butlerian themes of alienation and transcendence, violence and spirituality, slavery and freedom, separation and community, to astonishing effect, in the shockingly familiar, broken world of 2032. Long awaited, Parable of the Talents is the continuation of the travails of Lauren Olamina, the heroine of 1994's Nebula-Prize finalist, bestselling Parable of the Sower. Parable of the Talents is told in the voice of Lauren Olamina's daughter—from whom she has been separated for most of the girl's life—with sections in the form of Lauren's journal. Against a background of a war-torn continent, and with a far-right religious crusader in the office of the U.S. presidency, this is a book about a society whose very fabric has been torn asunder, and where the basic physical and emotional needs of people seem almost impossible to meet.

Synopsis:

In this long-awaited novel, Butler revisits familiar themes of a society in 2032 whose very fabric has been torn, and where the basic physical and emotional needs of people seem almost impossible to meet. 30,000 first print.

About the Author

Octavia E. Butler is the author of eleven novels, including Kindred, Dawn, and Parable of the Sower. Recipient of a MacArthur Foundation "genius" grant, the Nebula Award, the Hugo Award and numerous other literary awards, she has been acclaimed for her lean prose, strong protagonists, and social observations that range from the distant past to the far future.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781888363814
Subtitle:
A Novel
Author:
Butler, Octavia E.
Publisher:
Seven Stories Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
California
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Young women
Subject:
Twenty-first century
Subject:
Twenty-first century -- Fiction.
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Science / General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
19981103
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
0.00 x 0.00 in

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"Synopsis" by , In this long-awaited novel, Butler revisits familiar themes of a society in 2032 whose very fabric has been torn, and where the basic physical and emotional needs of people seem almost impossible to meet. 30,000 first print.
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