Kindred

- The ground-breaking masterpiece

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  • E-bog, ePub
  • Engelsk
  • 300 sider
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Octavia E. Butler's ground-breaking masterpiece, with an original foreword by Ay b mi Ad b y . Now an acclaimed TV series streaming on Disney +'A marvel of imagination, empathy and detail' NEW YORK TIMES'The marker you should judge all other time-travelling narratives by' GUARDIAN'One of the most significant literary artists of the twentieth century. One cannot exaggerate the impact she has had' JUNOT DIAZIn 1976, Dana dreams of being a writer.In 1815, she is assumed a slave.When Dana first meets Rufus on a Maryland plantation, he's drowning. She saves his life - and it will happen again and again.Neither of them understands his power to summon her whenever his life is threatened, nor the significance of the ties that bind them.But each time Dana is pulled back to the past, she finds herself confronting secrets she never knew ran through her blood.PRAISE FOR OCTAVIA E. BUTLER, THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR'Unnervingly prescient and wise' YAA GYASI'Butler's evocative, often troubling, novels explore far-reaching issues of race, sex, power and, ultimately, what it means to be human' NEW YORK TIMES'Butler's prose, always pared back to the bone, delineates the painful paradoxes of metamorphosis with compelling precision' GUARDIAN'Octavia Butler was a visionary' VIOLA DAVIS'An icon of the Afrofuturism world, envisioning literary realms that placed black characters front and center' VANITY FAIR'Butler writes with such a familiarity that the alien is welcome and intriguing. She really artfully exposes our human impulse to self-destruct' LUPITA NYONG'O

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Detaljer
  • SprogEngelsk
  • Sidetal300
  • Udgivelsesdato27-03-2014
  • ISBN139781472214829
  • Forlag Headline
  • FormatePub

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