Clay’s Ark, by Butler, Octavia

I've said before that on the surface Octavia Butler may look like a one-trick-pony because she liked to recycle the same themes over again and again, but she really is not. Two of the three major series she wrote in her life (Xenogenesis and Patternist, the other being Parable) deal with the themes of slavery and bondage, reproduction and the durability of genetics, family, love and sex. In fact, probably all of her novels dealt with these issues, but other than the economy and politics,[…]

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