Seed to Harvest

784 pages

English language

Published Jan. 5, 2007 by Grand Central Publishing.


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4 stars (3 reviews)

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Review of 'Seed to Harvest' on 'GoodReads'

5 stars

The first part: Wild Seed, is among the best histories I have ever read. It is a mythical struggle between two powerful beings. But it is also a believable relationship between man and woman.

It then changes in tone and in style, and while the other parts are not as good as the prequel, they are each good in their own ways.

Review of 'Seed to Harvest' on 'GoodReads'

3 stars

All four books in this series had quite different feels and it's certainly possible to enjoy the books as standalones. If I were to only read one, it would be Wild Seed.

Wild Seed: Wow! A real interesting power struggle between two supernatural humans who have a complicated and at times abusive relationship. A lot of bad things happen to good people, and Octavia Butler has a real good way of making you feel truly awful when someone you care about is coerced into doing something.

Mind of My Mind: I spent most of this book wishing that the cool characters from Wild Seed would have bigger roles. But the main character in this book was, I thought, somewhat flat - and her conflicts never seemed particularly threatening or interesting. I guess there was a lot of ink from the perspective of someone who wanted to control people and not …

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