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St. Martin's Press, 1990 - Fiction - 309 pages
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For the first time in paperback, here is Card's classic masterpiece, A PlanetCalled Treason, totally revised. Treason is a planet torn by warring factionsand imprisoned by a superior alien race. But now, the seeds of revolution arebeing sown. Martin's.

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Couple of plot holes. - Goodreads
The love story is half baked. - Goodreads
It begins with a disturbing yet engaging plot. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Nick Frost - Goodreads

Meh. This book was a bit of a mess. It begins with a disturbing yet engaging plot. And then a bunch of stuff happen, and what do ya know, we have an entirely different plot half-way through the book ... Read full review

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User Review  - Phil - Goodreads

An epic tale told in under 300 pages, Treason is an engaging, thought-provoking book. While the story reads like a tale told over a campfire, with huge swaths of action told rather than shown, the ... Read full review

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About the author (1990)

Orson Scott Byron Walley Card, was born in 1951 and studied theater at Brigham Young University. He received his B.A. in 1975 and his M.A. in English in 1981. He wrote plays during that time, including Stone Tables (1973) and the musical, Father, Mother, Mother and Mom (1974). A Mormon, Scott served a two-year mission in Brazil before starting work as a journalist in Utah. He also designed games at Lucas Film Games, 1989-92. He is best known for his science fiction novels, including the popular Ender series. Well known titles include A Planet Called Treason (1979), Treasure Box (1996), and Heartfire (1998). He has also written the guide called How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy (1990). His novel Ender's Game and its sequel Speaker for the Dead, both won Hugo and Nebula awards, making Card the only author to win both prizes in consecutive years. His titles Shadows in Flight, Ruins and Ender's Game made The New York Times Best Seller List. He is also the author of The First Formic War Series, which includes the titles Earth Unaware, Earth Afire, and Earth Awakens.

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