Review: When I finished the second book of the Ender series, Speaker for the Dead, by Orson Scott Card I was super excited about writing the review. It’s been a long time since a book enchanted me this way – and not by cool action, smart-ass characters or otherworldly magic or creatures. Instead, it was the calm, truthful and extremely powerful themes and questions which Orson Scott Card brought up within the book that took me on a journey that left me breathless. So here I am, writing a review that probably won’t do the book much justice.
Review: I ought to start by saying that I am not that much of a Sci-Fi reader, or at least I’ve never given the genre a proper chance. Apart from Star Wars, Stargate and the Startrek movies I’ve never watched/read an interesting sci-fi story. Until now. Ender’s Game, the first book of the quartet, by Orson Scott Card is indeed a marvelous adventure full of action, beautiful prose and deep, complicated themes about human nature that stay with you long after you’ve put the book down.
The story revolves around three exceptional siblings – Ender, Valentine and Peter.