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Old January 27 2012, 04:55 AM   #175
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Re: So What Are you Reading?: Generations

Joel_Kirk wrote: View Post
...I plan on reading some Octavia Butler...
I recently listened to the unabridged audios of Parable of the Sower and Parable of the Talents. Amazing, simply amazing. It's a damn shame Butler didn't live to complete this trilogy. What she finished is staggeringly good. Writing in the early '90's, Butler saw what America was turning into with a clarity that took my breath away. I deeply mourn her loss.

Parable of the Sower was read by Lynne Thigpen, who simply IS Olamina.The readers of Talents were OK, but unsatisfying after Thigpen's virtuosity.
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