“Your people contain incredible potential, but they die without using much of it.”
I’ve previously enjoyed Kindred, Parable of the Sower and Bloodchild by the same author and still remember admiring her astounding level of imagination, the fascinating investigations about what it means to me human, her exploration of the impacts of history on the individual and themes of an post-apocalyptic future.
Dawn is on the same level of engaging, gripping and thought-provoking fiction that leaves much to think about after reading the last page.
The main character, Lilith lyapo, wakes from a centuries-long sleep having been saved by an alien race, the Oankali. She gradually learns about the past after a nuclear war made the Earth inhospitable and her subsequent rescue alongside other survivors.[Read more…] about #BookReview for Dawn by #octaviabutler #bookboost #booklove #sciencefiction #bookrecommendation #bookblogger #helenesbooknook #fantasy #genetherapy