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Ender's Game : Book 1 of the Ender Saga

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'Delivers more than almost anything else within the science fiction genre, Ender's Game is a contemporary classic' - New York Times

'An affecting novel full of surprises.' - The New York Times Book Review on Ender's Game

THE HUMAN RACE FACES ANNIHILATION

An alien threat is on the horizon, ready to strike. And if humanity is to be defended, the government must create the greatest military commander in history.

The brilliant young Ender Wiggin is their last hope. But first he must survive the rigours of a brutal military training program - to prove that he can be the leader of all leaders.

A saviour for mankind must be produced, through whatever means possible. But are they creating a hero or a monster?

Discover the bestselling, multiple award-winning classic - a groundbreaking tale of war, strategy and survival.

Books by Orson Scott Card:

Alvin Maker novels
Seventh Son
Red Prophet
Prentice Alvin
Alvin Journeyman
Heartfire
The Crystal City

Ender Wiggin Saga
Ender's Game
Speaker for the Dead
Xenocide
Children of the Mind
Ender in Exile

Homecoming
The Memory of the Earth
The Call of the Earth
The Ships of the Earth
Earthfall
Earthborn

First Formic War (with Aaron Johnston)
Earth Unaware
Earth Afire
Earth Awakens
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 130 x 196 x 24mm | 275g
  • Orbit
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0
  • 0356500845
  • 9780356500843
  • 10,030

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Some of the most hauntingly brilliant writing of the decade INTERZONE
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An incredible ending that knocks you sideways * SUNDAY EXPRESS * Almost impossible to put down * LOCUS * This is Card at the height of his very considerable powers--a major SF novel by any reasonable standard. -- BOOKLIST on ENDER'S GAME An undeniable heavyweight . . . This book combines Card's quirky style with his hard ethical dilemmas and sharply drawn portraits. -- NEW YORK DAILY NEWS on ENDER'S GAME An incredible ending that knocks you sideways -- SUNDAY EXPRESS Almost impossible to put down -- LOCUS Card has taken the venerable SF concepts of a superhuman and interstellar war . . . and, with superb characterisation, pacing and language, combined them into a seamless story of compelling power -- BOOKLIST A gripping tale of adventure in space and a scathing indictment of the military mind -- LIBRARY JOURNAL Achieves and delivers more than almost anything else within the science fiction genre, Ender's Game is a contemporary classic -- NEW YORK TIMES Some of the most hauntingly brilliant writing of the decade -- INTERZONE
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About Orson Scott Card

Orson Scott Card is the award-winning author of the novels ENDER'S GAME, ENDER'S SHADOW and SPEAKER FOR THE DEAD, which are widely read by both adults and younger readers. He lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, with his wife and three children.
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