Parable of the Sower Summary
Octavia E. Butler

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Parable of the Sower Overview

Parable of the Sower is a novel by Octavia Butler, an award-winning novelist and a master at crafting science fiction novels.
The entire story is written through the eyes of Lauren Oya Olamina, a fifteen-year-old black girl from a small town near Los Angeles. Lauren is the oldest of five children and suffers from what is known as “organic delusional syndrome” or hyperempathy. As a result of her mother’s drug use during pregnancy, Lauren’s condition allows her to feel others’ pain and pleasure.

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