Parable of the Sower: A Graphic Novel Adaptation

byOctavia E. ButlerIllustratorJohn Jennings Introduction byHopkinson Nalo

January 28, 2020|
Parable of the Sower: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by Octavia E. Butler
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2021 Hugo Award Winner for Best Graphic Story or Comic

The follow-up to #1 New York Times Bestseller Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation, comes Octavia E. Butler’s groundbreaking dystopian novel

In this graphic novel adaptation of Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower by Damian Duffy and John Jennings, the award-winning team behind Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation, the author portrays a searing vision of America’s future. In the year 2024, the country is marred by unattended environmental and economic crises that lead to social chaos. Lauren Olamina, a preacher’s daughter living in Los Angeles, is protected from danger by the walls of her gated community. However, in a night of fire and death, what begins as a fight for survival soon leads to something much more: a startling vision of human destiny . . . and the birth of a new faith.

Octavia E. Butler (1947–2006) was a renowned African-American author who was awarded a MacArthur “Genius” Grant and PEN West Lifetime Achievement Award for her body of work. Since her death, sales of her books have increased enormously as the issues she addressed in her Afro-Futuristic, feminist novels and short fiction have only becom...
Title:Parable of the Sower: A Graphic Novel Adaptation
Product dimensions:272 pages, 9.5 X 6.5 X 1.15 in
Shipping dimensions:272 pages, 9.5 X 6.5 X 1.15 in
Published:January 28, 2020
Publisher:Abrams ComicArts
Appropriate for ages:13 - adult
ISBN - 13:9781419731334

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