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Titre : PATTERNMASTER
Éditeur : Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City
Date d'édition : 1976
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included
Signé : Signed by Author(s)
Edition : 1st Edition
Octavo, boards. First edition. Signed by Butler. The author's first book. "In the future a community of telepaths has arisen, but they are threatened by mutants and other outsiders. A promising first novel, in the loosely connected 'Patternist" series." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 275. See Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-87. Tiny bruise to bottom edge of spine panel, else a fine copy in fine dust jacket with touch of dust soiling to rear panel. (#89179). N° de réf. du libraire 89179
Synopsis : The Patternist is a telepathic race, commanded by the Patternmaster, whose thoughts can destroy, heal, rule. Coransee, son of the ruling Patternmaster, wants the throne and will stop at nothing to get it, including venture into the wild mutant-infested hills to destroy a young apprentice--his equal and his brother. Previously out of print.
A propos de l'auteur: Octavia E. Butler was the first black woman to come to international prominence as a science fiction writer. Incorporating powerful, spare language and rich, well-developed characters, her work tackled race, gender, religion, poverty, power, politics, and science in a way that touched readers of all backgrounds. Butler was a towering figure in life and in her art and the world noticed; highly acclaimed by reviewers, she received numerous awards, including a MacArthur "genius" grant, both the Hugo and Nebula awards, the Langston Hughes Medal, as well as a PEN Lifetime Achievement award.
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