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Book Review of Bloodchild and Other Stories

Bloodchild and Other Stories
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I think that everything Butler ever wrote deserves 5 stars.

This book is much too short (as was Butler's time on this earth).
It includes five previously published stories, an autobiographical essay, an essay on writing, and two new-to-this book stories.
As well, it includes brief 'afterwords' by Butler about each piece.

Everything in the book is superb, thought-provoking and fascinating.


Stories: Bloodchild, The Evening and the Morning and the Night, Near of Kin, Speech Sounds, Crossover

Two Essays: Positive Obsession, Furor Scribendi

New Stories: Amnesty, The Book of Martha

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