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Octavia E. Butler

Birthdate: 22. June 1947
Date of death: 24. February 2006
Other names: اکتاویا باتلر, Օկտավիա Բատլեր

Octavia Estelle Butler was an American science fiction writer. A multiple recipient of both the Hugo and Nebula awards, in 1995 she became the first science fiction writer to receive the MacArthur Fellowship.

Works

Parable of the Talents
Parable of the Talents
Octavia E. Butler
Parable of the Sower
Parable of the Sower
Octavia E. Butler
Wild Seed
Wild Seed
Octavia E. Butler
Kindred
Kindred
Octavia E. Butler
Adulthood Rites
Adulthood Rites
Octavia E. Butler
Imago
Octavia E. Butler
Dawn
Dawn
Octavia E. Butler
Clay's Ark
Clay's Ark
Octavia E. Butler
Fledgling
Fledgling
Octavia E. Butler
Patternmaster
Patternmaster
Octavia E. Butler
Mind of My Mind
Mind of My Mind
Octavia E. Butler

„We are born not with purpose, but with potential.“

—  Octavia E. Butler, book Parable of the Talents

Source: Parable of the Talents (1998), Chapter 1 (p. 1)

„A tree cannot grow in its parents’ shadows.“

—  Octavia E. Butler, book Parable of the Sower

Source: Parable of the Sower (1993), Chapter 7 (p. 82)

„Life was treasure. The only treasure.“

—  Octavia E. Butler, book Imago

Source: Imago (1989), Chapter I, “Metamorphosis” section 6 (p. 564)

„In order to rise from its own ashes, a Phoenix first must burn.“

—  Octavia E. Butler, book Parable of the Talents

Variant: In order to rise
From its own ashes
A phoenix
First
Must
Burn.
Source: Parable of the Talents

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„Margaret Weylin complained because she couldn’t find anything to complain about.“

—  Octavia E. Butler, book Kindred

Source: Kindred (1979), Chapter 3, “The Fall” section 5 (p. 81).

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