Clay's Ark Author:Octavia E. Butler "You made a promise!" he said to Eli. "You said you'd keep her safe." — "Yes." Eli's coloring looked worse than ever in the cool dimness of the room. His voice was almost too soft to be heard. "I said that." He unclasped his hands, and Blake noticed that even they were dripping wet. Daiphoresis, Blake thought. Excessive sweating--symptomatic of w... more »hat? Emaciation, trembling, bad coloring, now sweating--plus surprising strength, speed, and coordination. God knew what else. Symptomatic of what?
Kirkus review has said of Ms. Butler's work: "It's impossible to stop reading at any point."« less