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Lilith’s Brood – Octavia E. Butler

Trilogy in one volume.

Lilith’s Brood– Octavia E. Butler .

This is an anthology containing the three books of a trilogy.  The books are:

 

 

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Dawn – Octavia Butler

Dawn (Xenogenesis, Bk. 1)
Hmm – do I have a cool title for this review?.
 
Dawn by Octavia Butler.  Book one of Lilith’s Brood.
Stars: Four and a half of five.
Alibris summary: Lilith lyapo awoke from a centuries-long sleep to find herself aboard the vast spaceship of the Oankali. Creatures covered in writhing tentacles, the Oankali had saved every surviving human from a dying, ruined Earth. They healed the planet, cured cancer, increased strength, and were now ready to  Lilith lead her people back to Earth–but for a price.
Why I read it and provenance: June reading challenge wherever that was.

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Imago – Octavia E. Butler

Book three of Lilith’s Brood.

Imago – Octavia E. Butler.

Stars: Four of five.
Summary: The final book of the Lilith’s Brood trilogy, Imago, was published in 1989. It is about Lilith’s ooloi child, Jodahs, who comes of age and integrates human and alien societies. In entomology, an imago is the adult stage of an insect; it’s also a term used in Jungian psychology.(from the skimpy wikipedia article)

I am posting this review retroactively – since I read it in early June and it is now September.  This is a quick-not-doing-it-justice note, and moving on now to post more of the backlog.

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Adulthood Rites – Octavia E. Butler

Book two of Lilith’s Brood.

Adulthood Rites – Octavia E. Butler .

Stars: Four and a half of five.
Summary: In the Lilith’s Brood trilogy’s second book, Adulthood Rites, published in 1988, Akin, Lilith’s part-Oankali son is abducted by sterile human resisters, and held in a forest prison.(from the skimpy wikipedia article)

Lilith’s Brood

I am posting this review retroactively – since I read it in early June and it is now September.  This is a quick-not-doing-it-justice note, and moving on now to post more of the backlog.

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Other reviews   (added by me, not generated) – Shall I link to your review? Let me know in a comment, and I will add the link here.

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