Ender's Game

By: Orson Scott Card

Summary

With no choices, no knowledge, you are vulnerable. In this book, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin is know by the government for his highly developed intellectual system. He has the wisdom of 100+ men and he uses his ability to save the planet. At a very young age he was sent to outer space to participate in battle school, he is sent there to develope his battle skills. In battle school, it became obvious that he has a unique mind and it can be used for drawing out battle plans, find a safer way to complete tasks, and most importantly, command an army.
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Andrew "Ender" Wiggin

Ender Wiggin is the main character. He is a very young person in which is extremely smart. In this story he is transported to battle school where he is taught to develop his battle skills and become the savior of Earth and its companions.

About Orson Scott Card

Card was born in Washington and grew up in California, Arizona, and Utah. He served a mission for the LDS Church in Brazil in the early 1970s. Besides his writing, he teaches occasional classes and workshops and directs plays. He frequently teaches writing and literature courses at Southern Virginia University.


He is well know from his hit novels Ender's Game, Ender's Shadow, and Speaker for the dead which is widely read among teenagers.

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Reviews

New York Times:

"Ender's Game is an affecting novel."


Houston Post:

"Layers fold with immaculate timing, transforming an almost juvenile adventure into a tragic tale of the destruction...."

Recommendations

This book is a fantastic book with action and a thrill factor. I would recommend reading this book because it gives you a different view on children themselves and the somewhat near future.