Of One Blood: Or, The Hidden Self (Foundations of Black Science Fiction) (Paperback)

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A rip-roaring lost worlds thriller written in the early 1900s by a pioneering black writer of black fiction. The story of Reuel is fuelled by love, betrayal and a heavy undertow of the supernatural; an impulsive medical student, he travels from Boston to Ethiopia, discovers a hidden city, ancient treasure and his own heritage. A new edition with a new introduction which considers Pauline Hopkin's development of the social and racial themes also explored by W.E.B. Du Bois. A new title in Foundations of Black Science Fiction series.

FLAME TREE 451: From mystery to crime, supernatural to horror and myth, fantasy and science fiction, Flame Tree 451 offers a healthy diet of werewolves and robots, mad scientists, secret worlds, lost civilizations and escapist fantasies. Discover a storehouse of tales, ancient and modern gathered specifically for the reader of the fantastic.

About the Author

Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins (1859–1930) was a pioneering African-American novelist, playwright and journalist, whose work, such as the romance novel Contending Forces, often explored race and social issues. As an editor and director of The Colored American Magazine, she wielded significant literary and cultural influence.

Patty Nicole Johnson writes sci-fi that envisions a more equitable society. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in New American Legends, On the Seawall, Midnight & Indigo, Constelación and Flame Tree’s Black Sci-Fi Short Stories. She is also revising her debut novel, The Rhythm of Reveries and has been a panellist at FIYAHCON.

Dr. Sandra M. Grayson is a professor in English at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her publications include the books Visions of the Third Millennium: Black Science Fiction Novelists Write the Future; A Literary Revolution: In the Spirit of the Harlem Renaissance; and Sparks of Resistance, Flames of Change: Black Communities and Activism.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781839647888
ISBN-10: 1839647884
Publisher: Flame Tree 451
Publication Date: October 12th, 2021
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Foundations of Black Science Fiction