Speaker for the Dead
In the aftermath of his terrible war, Ender Wiggin disappeared, and a powerful voice arose: The Speaker for the Dead, who told the true story of the Bugger War.
Now, long years later, a second alien race has been discovered, but again the aliens' ways are strange and frightening...again, humans die. And it is only the Speaker for the Dead, who is also Ender Wiggin the Xenocide, who has the courage to confront the mystery...and the truth.
Speaker for the Dead, the second novel in Orson Scott Card's Ender Quintet, is the winner of the 1986 Nebula Award for Best Novel and the 1987 Hugo Award for Best Novel.
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Review: Speaker for the Dead (The Ender Quintet #2)User Review - Eva - Goodreads
Five stars! However, Card's portrayal of Catholicism was not good. Besides the obvious corruption (which has happened before and will happen again, since it involves people with free will), there are ... Read full review
Review: Speaker for the Dead (The Ender Quintet #2)User Review - Jenna Anderson - Goodreads
Yes, this book is incredibly philosophical. It grapples with a plethora of obvious questions: what makes a human a human? How much does motive/intent affect what we think of someone's actions? Is it ... Read full review