The beginning instantly grips you, as the reader is thrust into a new and unknown situation. Instead, what I got was a bad plotline, progressively unrealistic plot developments, and a cast of flat, lifeless, unpleasant characters to boot.
It was so repetitive that I was exhausted at the end of every.
So much is unknown in the book; slowly everything is explained, as you constantly gather more information about the situation. Ender becomes more depressed on learning this, realizing that he has committed genocide.
It was predictable and, worse, did not justify all that I had to read to make my way to the end. Good, strike me down The novel won the Nebula Award for best novel in and the Hugo Award for best novel in considered the two most prestigious awards in science fiction. Share via Email As you come across this book in a bookstore, many of you will probably leave it alone just because of its thickness.
He is an American author, critic, public speaker, essayist, columnist, and political activist. Peter, now the leader of Earth and seventy-seven with a failing heart, recognises Ender as the author of The Hive Queen.
I remember, as I worked my way past chapters 4,5,7,10, Schmittauthor of FMFM-1 Fleet Marine Fighting Manual, on maneuver doctrine for "provid[ing] useful allegories to explain why militaries do what they do in a particularly effective shorthand way.
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Mazer informs Ender that the "simulations" he has been fighting were real battles, directing human spacecraft against bugger fleets via an ansibleand that Ender has won the war. I expected it to get better. It was hard to feel for Ender. He likes to find consolation together with Valentine.
I say this as a high-school nerd in my own day, as the reviled and hated and made-fun-of socially awkward kid who wanted to be good at whatever they did.
One way he provokes tension in the book is by having an unidentified narrator at the beginning of every chapter. Yes, he loves his sister Valentine.
As the skirmishes become harder, he is joined by some of his friends from the Battle School as sub-commanders. What the heck was that all about?
Their essays are soon taken seriously by the government. How, I beg you, how are we supposed to take the idea that a pair of kids end up taking the world by posting in online forums and blogging?
I had to wait for the last 20 pages to get information that was of any worth to the story at all. Here you are, then. Uhm, major wtf there. He stays on Eros as his friends return home and colonists venture to other worlds, using Eros as a way station. Why such vitriol for the book?
Despite this, Ender becomes depressed by the battles, his isolation, and by the way Mazer treats him.mi-centre.com: Enders Shadow: pages.
Dimensions: in. x in. x mi-centre.com Scott Card brings us back to the very beginning of his brilliant Ender Quartet, withthe novel thatbegins The Shadow Series andallows us to reenter Enders world anew.
With all the power of his original creation, Enders Shadowis Cardsparallel volume to Enders Game, a /5(K). Clearly, Ender’s Game is the mark of an excellent sci-fi read, so a lot of people probably agree with my assessment of Card’s work.
But let me just say, any book that has aliens (check), really really ridiculously smart children (check), a fast-paced and interesting plot line (check), action and battle and war!/5(K).
Preeminent science fiction and fantasy author, Orson Scott Card won both the Hugo and Nebula awards for best novel for Ender’s Game and Ender’s Game: Speaker for the Dead, his best known novels. Published inEnder’s Game by Orson Scott Card is a military science fiction set in a future time.
Ender's Game Orson Scott Card Limited preview - Ender's Game: Ender Series All Book Search results » About the author () that tells of the terrible first contact between humans and the alien "Buggers".
Card has been a /5(). Ender's Game is a military science fiction novel by American author Orson Scott Card. Set at an unspecified date in Earth's future, the novel presents an imperiled mankind after two conflicts with the Formics, an insectoid alien species which they Cover artist: John Harris.
The Formics, also known as Buggers, are a fictional ant-like alien species from the Ender's Game series of science fiction novels by Orson Scott Card. According to the novel canon, the Formics attacked Earth a few generations before the novel begins.Download