Why this book?
It is difficult to go wrong with any of Butler’s work. Her work is poignant in its translation of real-life experience. In The Parable of the Sower, she uses the diary of the visionary main character to take the reader on a journey of an all too real battle to save the goodness of mankind even if it puts her life in danger. Journal you say?? I was immediately intrigued by this concept.
Why should I read it?
What is this book about?
The extraordinary, prescient NEW YORK TIMES-bestselling novel.
'If there is one thing scarier than a dystopian novel about the future, it's one written in the past that has already begun to come true. This is what makes Parable of the Sower even more impressive than it was when first published' GLORIA STEINEM
'Unnervingly prescient and wise' YAA GYASI
We are coming apart. We're a rope, breaking, a single strand at a time.
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