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Patternmaster Audiobook

Patternmaster: The Patternist Series

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Publisher's Summary

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.

©1976 Octavia E. Butler (P)2014 Audible Inc.

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    Sandra United Kingdom 31/12/2016
    Sandra United Kingdom 31/12/2016 Member Since 2012
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    "Her first book?"

    Published in 1976, I assume it is. Intrigued by her protagonists and their behaviour, I shall now eagerly pursue her subsequent offerings, in chronological order.

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  • Jordan
    14/08/16
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    "FINALLY SOMETHING LIVES UP TO WILD SEED!!"

    Brilliant narrator who wonderfully makes the listener believe that he has intimate knowledge of more than a dozen different characters.

    The story itself reminds me of the first book by Octavia Butler that I read, and the reason I'm so into AfroFuturism, Wild Seed. For a while I was worried that Wild Seed was the best story of the genre and that I would never again experience the unadulterated joy of a story of that caliber. I've been exposed to other works by Octavia and other writers and found myself wanting more than the works could offer. This book totally restored my faith.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Alberta
    14/09/15
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    "Meh"

    Listen to the series in the series order, not the publication order. This book is worth a listen because it finished the story, but as her first published, it lacks the polish of the other three.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • DeeDee
    03/03/17
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    "Annoyed"

    There's no way I can listen to this. The reader's voice is terribly annoying!!!!! Will have to wait until I have time to read it.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • osazuwa
    09/05/17
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    "Like yoga for the imagination."

    I know what you are thinking. Octavia Butler books are just as hard to pick up as they are to put down-- she can be really intense. Pick this one up. Like food, with literature there is a trade-off between enjoyability and nutrition, and sometimes you get the best of both worlds. This book is one of those.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Judah Monis
    USA
    13/04/17
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    "Incredible book!"

    This was an amazing book. I am so sad to have finished the whole patternist series so quickly.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Glenn Parris
    Lawrenceville, GA, US
    03/02/17
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    "Ready for the screen, big or small!"

    Octavia's Patternist series has long been a favorite of mine. This audio version was an entertaining performance, but left me wanting more. I'll always miss Octavia. This should be adapted to the screen for a new generation to enjoy with all its politico social nuances.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Schlida
    04/01/17
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    "Awesome book!"

    This was an awesome audible. Octavia E. Butler is in a lane of her own and delivers every time. The only thing missing is the next book, which unfortunately will never come to pass. I love her work.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • my wds
    23/11/16
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    "Great story."

    Great read. I reallly love this series.
    The readers voices are very well matched to the stories.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    Detroit MI
    25/04/16
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    "love this author"

    awesome book. narrator did a grwat job. I would recommend this book to others

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Gail
    22/01/16
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    "Short but interesting"

    Shorter than I expected, but still an interesting plot. Wishing for another in the series!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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