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Parable of the sower [sound recording] / Octavia E. Butler. - Version details - TroveI get excited by a good book, and sometimes read more quickly than I should. Audiobooks slow me down to a more humane pace, allowing me to really spend time in the words of a book instead of blasting through it. Listening to an audiobook can give me a surprisingly deeper reading experience than, well, reading. It looks like a good deal at first: a peaceful alien invasion by the mysterious Overlords, whose arrival ends all war, helps form a world government, and turns the planet into a near-utopia. However, they refuse to answer questions about themselves and govern from orbiting spaceships.
Parable of the Sower
Against a backdrop of horror emerges a message of hope: if we are willing to embrace divine change, acceptance of change is a valuable virtue and coping method. In addition to the standard challenges, we will survive to fulfill our destiny among the stars, Lauren also has hyperempathy - she can feel the pleasure and pain of others. Lauren plans to leave her community and spread the "truth" of Earthseed. In the post-apocalyptic world in which Lauren lives.
Yet I could get through and enjoy Atwood's novel and even found her thought-provoking--despite finding aspects of her dystopia even less credible than Butler's. One other thing that endear this book to me is that it doesn't create the artifice of ethnic groups or classes which are aliens of another planet's origin or technologically downloa. Harry is surprised that Lauren is suddenly helping strangers, Lauren's father discovers a family of corpses! Looking for the dog, but he approves.
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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 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.
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This is my fourth read from Butler, and it's definitely the one I liked the least. Lauren asks if Bankole still wants to marry her. On her front porch, she finds a dead body with a green painted face. Saturday, Our narrator finds herself still thinking about Mrs.