Octavia E. Butler

An intellectually and emotionally profound meditation on the prejudices of the past and the ambiguous march of progress, Butler’s stunning time-travel narrative sees a Black woman thrown through points in history where her very presence could sign her death warrant. Skilfully utilising the tropes of science fiction to tell a politically and morally absorbing story, Kindred haunts and questions on every page. 

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