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Kindred - 9781419709470

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  • Product code: AWNPY
  • ISBN: 9781419709470
  • Publisher: Abrams
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 18.0cm x 25.1cm
  • Pages: 240
  • Publish date: 10/01/2017

Kindred (Hardback)

Kindred - 9781419709470

Octavia E. Butler


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"Everything the literature of science fiction can be." --Walter Mosley "That rare magical artifact ...the novel one returns to again and again." --Harlan Ellison Kindred, Octavia Butler's literary science-fiction masterpiece first published in 1979, tells the story of Dana, a young black woman who is suddenly and mysteriously transported from her home in 1970s California to the antebellum South. Dana moves between worlds: one in which she is a free woman and another where she is part of a complicated familial history on a southern plantation, forced to interact with and save the life of Rufus, a conflicted white slaveholder and one of her ancestors. Frightening, compelling and richly detailed, Kindred takes an imagined yet unstinting look at our complicated social history. Adapted as a graphic novel by celebrated academics Damian Duffy and John Jennings with the full co-operation of the Butler estate, Kindred explores the violence, sexuality, loss of humanity and twisted relationships engendered by slavery, in a format that introduces the work to a new generation of readers.

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Product Details

  • Product code: AWNPY
  • ISBN: 9781419709470
  • Publisher: Abrams
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 18.0cm x 25.1cm
  • Pages: 240
  • Publish date: 10/01/2017

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