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The Seed of Cain by Agnes Gomillion
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Jun 21, 2022 | ISBN 9781789091182

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“A spellbinding, hypnotic read. Highly imaginative, The Record Keeper is an absolute triumph.” – Irenosen Okojie, award-winning author of Butterfly Fish

“A fierce and absorbing tale of a heroine finding her own power, set in an exquisitely crafted world…The Record Keeper deserves a place on your must-read list.” – Christina Henry, author of Alice

“The Record Keeper is a dazzling book, with prose that stuns and a story that captivates from start to finish. Readers of speculative and non-speculative alike will appreciate the intricate world-building and expert eye for language. Dystopian is well-trod territory, but Gomillion’s take is as refreshing as it is powerful and Arika’s voice is deeply compelling. This is an important and exquisitely rendered novel. Both timely and timeless, The Record Keeper is one you won’t want to miss.” – Rivers Solomon, author of An Unkindness of Ghosts

“To read The Record Keeper is to embark on a journey of hard truths and revelation. You will grieve and rage as Gomillion unravels the secrets of past and future.” – Olivia Cole, author of A Conspiracy of Stars

“Grips you from the first page, this moving story… challenges us to begin the fight for freedom in our community and in ourselves.” – L. Penelope, author of Song of Blood & Stone

“This intellectually rich, emotional, and ruthlessly honest confrontation of racism proves Gomillion is a critically important new voice.” – Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

“Gomillion writes with the elegance and insight that pervades Octavia E. Butler’s work… Here is a writer whose work will survive genre fads and shifting cultural attention to reveal persistent, crucial truths.” – New York Journal Review of Books

“This is a rousing, red-blooded tale of revolution, topically savage in its demolition of the false, unsustainable ideology of apartheid.” – The Morning Star

“In a sea of dystopian, post-apocalyptic future tales, The Record Keeper stands out.” – Booklist

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