Shadow Puppets

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Orbit, 2002 - Bean (Fictitious character : Card) - 348 pages
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Orson Scott Card's award-winning Ender series is a genuine classic of science fiction. In SHADOW PUPPETS, the third book in the new series following ENDER'S SHADOW and SHADOW OF THE HEGEMON, Ender's fellow pupils from Battle School face a terrible new enemy ...

Manoeuvring through international politics and war, Peter Wiggin and Achilles fight a shadow-battle of propaganda and assassination. Each is determined to defeat the other and become Hegemon of Earth, but each has fought the other to a stalemate. Ender's greatest friend, Bean, might tip that balance, but he refuses to ally his tactical genius to either side ...

But now cloned embyros carrying Bean's brilliant intelligence have fallen into the hands of Achilles' people. If Bean cannot reclaim them Achilles will become unstoppable ...

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User Review  - buffalogr - LibraryThing

This book is about the battle school alumni making good or bad things happen in the world. The first part of this book deals mainly with the character’s relationships-- the second half is more ... Read full review

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User Review  - Daniel.Estes - LibraryThing

It's hard to believe that Shadow Puppets came from the same author as two of my favorite books, Ender's Game and Pastwatch. Card's characters behave so oddly that I was frequently jolted out of the ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Orson Scott Card is the award-winning author of the Ender saga, the Alvin Maker series and the Homecoming series. He lives with his wife and children in the US.

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