Parable of the Sower

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The follow-up to Kindred, the #1 bestseller, comes Octavia E. Butler’s groundbreaking dystopian novel

In this graphic novel adaptation of Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower, by Damian Duffy and John Jennings, the award-winning team behind the #1 bestseller Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation, the author portrays a searing vision of America’s future. In the year 2024, the country is marred by unattended environmental and economic crises that lead to social chaos. Lauren Olamina, a preacher’s daughter living in Los Angeles, is protected from danger by the walls of her gated community. However, in a night of fire and death, what begins as a fight for survival soon leads to something much more: a startling vision of human destiny . . . and the birth of a new faith.

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Title:Parable of the Sower
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ISBN:9781419731334
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  • Erin

    Thanks to NetGalley and ABRAMS FOR an ARC in exchange for an honest review In this graphic novel adaptation of science fiction writer, Octavia Butler's 1993 novel, Damian Duffy and illustrator John Je...

  • Kyra Leseberg (Roots & Reads)

    It's the year 2024 and Lauren Olamina is a preacher's daughter living with her family in a gated L.A. community. The gate is there to protect their community from outsiders fighting for food and water...

  • Dave

    Why read a graphic novel adaptation of a novel? For the same reason, one watches a movie adaptation of a novel. It adds a different aspect to the story. Often, if successful, such an adaptation can br...

  • Obsidian

    Please note that I received this book via NetGalley. This did not affect my rating or review.So the thing is this is my least favorite of Butler's works. The story had a lot of plot holes that the gra...

  • laurel [suspected bibliophile]

    DNF at 36 pagesThe graphic novel ARC is verrrry unfinished (the illustrations aren't done and it hasn't been colored), so it feels like a rough draft and I feel like I'm missing half of the things by ...

  • Erin

    This was my first introduction to Butler's work, but I'll definitely be back for more. Her unique take on a dystopian America still feels futuristic, even though it's set in 2024 and was written in 19...

  • Nicole| Booklover.zzz | Zamudio-Roman

    Thank you Netgalley and Publishers for the opportunity to read an ARC of this graphic novel!3.5 starsI liked the art style they chose for the graphic novel. I just read the novel for class so, having ...

  • Etienne

    Not sure about this one. I got it as an ARC and some panel really seem unfinished, was it part of the style, all of the art look a bit sketchy, which I enjoy I'm not saying that negatively, but some o...

  • Elyse

    NetGalley ARC.I have not read the novel Parable of the Sower. In fact, I've never read an Octavia Butler book. Yet. She is definitely an author I want to read, I just haven't been in the situation to ...

  • GONZA

    My problem with this graphic novel was mostly due to the great expectations. I had read the adaptation of Kindred almost six months ago and I liked it a lot, so I was ready to repeat the experience, b...