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Lilith's Brood: The Complete Xenogenesis Series (Paperback)

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The acclaimed trilogy that comprises LILITH'S BROOD is Hugo and Nebula award-winner Octavia E. Butler at her best. 

Presented for the first time in one volume with an introduction by Joan Slonczewski, Ph.D., LILITH'S BROOD is a profoundly evocative, sensual -- and disturbing -- epic of human transformation.

Lilith Iyapo is in the Andes, mourning the death of her family, when war destroys Earth. Centuries later, she is resurrected -- by miraculously powerful unearthly beings, the Oankali. Driven by an irresistible need to heal others, the Oankali are rescuing our dying planet by merging genetically with mankind. But Lilith and all humanity must now share the world with uncanny, unimaginably alien creatures: their own children. This is their story

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Customer Reviews

Based on 9 reviews
Jeri T.
First Octavia and sistahscifi experience - will be back again!

I was looking for a way to expand my imagination through books by Black authors and sistahscifi popped up on my IG feed. Ordering was easy, and there are soooo many titles by Black authors. I didn't know where to start so I followed the positive reviews to Octavia Butler.

I am loving this book so far. It is my first Octavia Butler read, and I will be diving into more of her works in the future. I can see why her work is so celebrated; what an amazing mind and imagination. To create a whole world - for all of the elements and characters to come together.... it's inspiring.

Now back to sistahscifi...I'm so happy to support a Black-owned company and Black artists. My order was processed quickly, tracking was a breeze, and my order arrived before I knew it! Great shop, amazing selection and service. I will be ordering again. Thank yoooooooou!!!

binta dixon
Lilith's Brood: The Complete Xenogenesis Series

This is a series I come back to again and again. It is such a rich dialogue about what it means to be human, woman, sovereign, and so much more. I take something different away every time I engage with this wonderful work of art. Getting the series from Sistah Scifi made the experience even more special. I so appreciated the personal note. Looking forward to my next purchase!

Cate Weber

Great book!

Terri Hamer

It’s great to get this series all in one. I read the individual books many years ago.

teresa singer
Lilith’s Brood

This is my favorite Octavia Butler book. I’ve read it as an ebook but wanted a paper copy because it’s the kind of book that I want to reread, underline and write in the margins. It’s an amazing story of imperfect humans trying to live after Earth is almost destroyed. Butler had such great insight.

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