Bloodchild and Other Stories by Octavia Butler
"The truth is, I hate short story writing," Octavia Butler admits at the outset of this book, a collection of seven tales and two essays. "I am essentially a novelist," she adds. "The ideas that most interest me tend to be big."
The science fiction community had a different assessment of Butler’s short stories. "Bloodchild," the first tale in this collec…
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