Speaker for the Dead
Publish date: August 6th 1986
Pages no: 415
Edition language: English
Series: The Ender Quintet (#2)
Scott Card still puzzles me. Here, he’s beyond the power of editors. The writing is more dense, with more inner monologues and more pointless words. Nothing about it is terrible, but it does reek of an inexperienced author who can’t edit himself.Authors who can’t edit themselves will let their world...
This book is the sequel to Ender's Game, which is the only other Orson Scott Card that I have read. I do not really get why people are so in love with Card's work. I found this book to be fine although overly taken with its own intelligence. The book is not as smart as it thinks it is, which is C...
Card has gotten a reputation over the past dozen years or so for being a conservative-minded person, going so far as to judge large groups of people for their beliefs. Reading Speaker of the Dead makes me wonder what happened to Card since the publication of that book to make him so jaded. The who...
Years ago, when I first read the original Ender's trilogy, I found it awesome. Reading it years later after knowing more about the author and his views, I find I'm reading different books. Reading these, I'm struck that books aren't just the creation of their authors--they're collaborations between ...
Not as good as a 1rst book.
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