Ender's Game (Ender Wiggin Series #1)
The Earth is under attack and the survival of the human species depends on a military genius who can defeat the alien “buggers.” Recruited for military training, Andrew “Ender” Wiggin’s childhood ends the moment he enters his new home: Battle School. A reader’s guide is available for this... show more
The Earth is under attack and the survival of the human species depends on a military genius who can defeat the alien “buggers.” Recruited for military training, Andrew “Ender” Wiggin’s childhood ends the moment he enters his new home: Battle School. A reader’s guide is available for this Starscape edition—perfect for readers ten and up—of the beloved science fiction classic by best-selling author Orson Scott Card. Ender's Game is the 1986 winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel.
Publish date: 15-07-1994
Publisher: Doherty, Tom Associates, LLC
Edition language: English
FINALLY read this :) Loved it. So excellent, and highly recommended. Why is the author such an asshole though? But hey, I'm a book reviewer though, right? No attacking the author.*ahem*
An interesting and compelling read, even if thematically incoherent at times. I read this book on a friend's recommendation. As I told him when I finished it, I'd read it again, which for me is high praise. I do think the book wants to have a political opinion but then never commits, which makes it ...
My husband really got into this, but I couldn't get there. I did really like the character Ender, so it was really sad to watch him become a cold, military man. I know people are passionate about this book, but I can't connect with it.
The dude who wrote this book also wrote:http://www.ornery.org/essays/warwatch/2004-02-15-1.htmlWhich are pretty sucky things to say about gay people, as discussed here:http://www.salon.com/2013/05/07/sci_fi_icon_orson_scott_card_hates_fan_fiction_the_homosexual_agenda_partner/And it turns out that t...
Ender's Game is mostly a series of summaries of Ender's life events - his journey to becoming a great saviour to humanity. He is a military prodigy, handpicked by a host of impotent military strategists who believe that only a sapling, carefully nurtured and trained, can be the best military leader ...