Clay's Ark : Patternist

  • by Octavia E. Butler
  • Narrated by Neal Ghant
  • Series: Patternist
  • 7 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In a violent near-future, Asa Elias Doyle and her companions encounter an alien life form so heinous and destructive, they exile themselves in the desert so as not to contaminate other humans. To resist the compulsion to infect others is mental agony, but to succumb is to relinquish humanity and free will. Desperate, they kidnap a doctor and his two daughters as they cross the wasteland--and endanger the world.

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a little confusing

I'm not exactly sure how this goes into book 1 and 2. Seems like it belongs in a totally different series. It was a bit of a struggle to finish. I will go on to book 4 so at least I finished the series. I love Octavia but this wasn't so great. the narration was mediocre at best.
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- Tiffany "Tay and Zi's Mom"

Octavia Butler never disappoints!!

The story was so riveting that I felt like it ended way too soon. The characters were nicely developed, the storyline was intriguing, and the speaker stayed true to the voice of each character.
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- F Douglas Griffin

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-11-2014
  • Publisher: Audible Studios