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    Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler

When global climate change and economic crises lead to social chaos in the early 2020s, California becomes full of dangers, from pervasive water shortage to masses of vagabonds who will do anything to live to see another day. Fifteen-year-old Lauren Olamina lives inside a gated community with her preacher father, family, and neighbors, sheltered from the surrounding anarchy. In a society where any vulnerability is a risk, she suffers from hyperempathy, a debilitating sensitivity to others' emotions.

Year: 1993
Genre: Near FuturePost ApocalypseScience Fiction

    Parable of the Talents by Octavia E. Butler

Asha Vere reads the journals of a mother she never knew, Lauren Olamina. As she searches for answers about her own past, she also struggles to reconcile with the legacy of a mother caught between her duty to her chosen family and her calling to lead humankind into a better future.

Year: 1998
Genre: DystopianNear FutureScience Fiction

 

 

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1993Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler Near Future, Post Apocalypse, Science Fiction, Earthseed, Los Angeles
1998Parable of the Talents by Octavia E. Butler Dystopian, Near Future, Science Fiction, Earthseed

 

 

 


 

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