This is a good book. It's well writen, it gets philosophical, misterious, lirical at times, and the mix works well. Nevertheless (spoiler) the resolution of the story feels quite 'deus ex machina', and I'd also say that Ender's influence in other people and his infalibility is not quite believable.
This being said, I intend to read the next one of the series :)...Continua
even though the story isn't that attractive, but there are some quite meaninful words in the book.
and they may be wisdom in a way
A mystery that is only resolved near the end makes this a very intriguing read. It explores the theme of what makes us human, personal sacrifice, suffering and redemption. Some sections show the 'old' Ender, the masterful tactician and strategist, but Card does not make this the primary focus. Instead he allows Ender to grow into a more complete person, and leaves an opening for the sequel. It is not Enders Game, but it doesn't try to be....Continua
After loving Ender's Game sooooooo much, this one just did not even come close to doing it for me.
Compared to Ender's Game, I didn't really like this one as much. But perhaps that is because when he grew up I felt as if I couldn't really like him as much. I'm not sure.