Bloodchild: The Hugo, Locus and Nebula award-winning novella by Octavia E. Butler - Free Kindle Book
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Bloodchild: The Hugo, Locus and Nebula award-winning novella by Octavia E. Butler - Free Kindle Book

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Posted 22nd Jan
Free Kindle version of Octavia E. Butler's 'Bloodchild: The Hugo, Locus and Nebula award-winning novella'.

Set on a distant planet, Bloodchild is award-winning author Octavia E. Butler's shattering meditation on symbiosis, love, power and tough choices. It won the Hugo, Locus, Nebula and Science Fiction Chronicle awards and is widely regarded as one of her greatest works. Perfect for fans of the thrilling Arrival and the works of Ursula Le Guin.

'Butler graces new mansions of thought with her eloquent, distinguished and poignant prose. Although this book is little in size, its ideas are splendidly large' Booklist

'One of the most significant literary artists of the 20th century' Junot Diaz

Years ago, a group known as the Terrans left Earth in search of a life free of persecution. Now they live alongside the Tlic, an alien race who face extinction; their only chance of survival is to plant their larvae inside the bodies of the humans.

When Gan, a young, boy, is chosen as a carrier of Tlic eggs, he faces an impossible dilemma: can he really help the species he has grown up with, even if it means sacrificing his own life?

What readers are saying about BLOODCHILD:

'The best short story I've ever read. Utterly compelling, disturbing, intimate'

'Absolutely amazing. A must-read for Sci-Fi lovers'

'Wonderfully written, masterfully built and oh so thought-provoking, Bloodchild is everything you could wish for in a work of science fiction'
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Thanks OP
Just got it. Thanks op.
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Not tried this author before, but Hugo, Locus & Nebula awards are pretty impressive. Good find OP.
Good spot, cheers OP
Thanks OP 🌞
Wonderful find OP - made my day.

I've read most of her beautiful writing, totally immersive experiences each time from a brilliant author.

Still sad she passed-away before I could meet her
Edited by: "c_1st" 12th Feb
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