Speaker for the Dead
Ender Wiggin, the hero and scapegoat of mass alien destruction in Ender's Game, receives a chance at redemption in this novel. Ender, who proclaimed as a mistake his success in wiping out an alien race, wins the opportunity to cope better with a second race, discovered by Portuguese colonists on the planet Lusitania. Orson Scott Card infuses this long, ambitious tale with intellect by casting his characters in social, religious and cultural contexts.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - HippieLunatic - LibraryThing
Speaker for the Dead is a story of compassion for the “other.” Assumptions are burdensome, but are constant in our minds. Resetting your thoughts by saying, “I may think I do, but I don’t actually ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - onefear - LibraryThing
Love this book. If the language bogs you down, listen on audio and reread (or not). Read full review