Survivor by Octavia E. Butler

185 pages first pub 1978 (editions)

fiction fantasy science fiction speculative fiction adventurous challenging slow-paced

Description

Know Thy EnemyThey fled from an Earth ravaged by plague and violence, seeking to fulfill their holy mission -- to discover a new home for humanity. But instead of landing in a peace-filled paradise, Earth's Missionaries find themselves caught betw...

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Community Reviews Summary of 52 reviews

Moods

adventurous 57%
challenging 50%
dark 50%
tense 35%
sad 14%
emotional 7%
hopeful 7%
mysterious 7%
reflective 7%

Pace

medium 60%
fast 26%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 63% | Plot: 27% | Character: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 25%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 76% | No: 23%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 36%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 30%

Average rating

3.73

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