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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1275 KB
  • Print Length: 674 pages
  • Publisher: Simon Pulse (23 Nov. 2010)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004AP9660
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars 9 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #178,142 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Orson Scott Card is the multi-award winning and bestselling author of a number of ground-breaking adult SFF novels. Ender's Game is his first YA cross-over novel in the UK.

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Some of Orson Scott Card's more recent books have been disappointingly short, or else have not been up to his first class standards in older works. This book is not in that category. In this book, Orson Scott Card spins a tale that is reminiscent of many of his best works, and should be enjoyed by any lover of science fiction.

Rigg is a boy with an extraordinary talent. He can see the paths of every living creature - except for his father. As a young boy he uses this skill to great effect in hunting game, and father and son live off the land in a remote part of the new People's Republic that inhabits the portion of the world they live on, called the "wallfold".

But when tragedy strikes, Rigg is sent to find the sister he never knew he had, and he learns that he is not an ordinary back country boy after all. Equipped by the rigorous training his father gave him, and the kind of savant perspicuity that is Card's stock in trade for 13 year old boys, he begins to unravel a most intriguing mystery.

Lovers of science fiction have probably already discovered O. S. Card. Whenever I speak of him to people, they always seem to have read his books. What is telling is that even though not everyone raves about him, I have never met anyone who claimed to hate his work. Some books have disappointed, but Card's work genuinely appeals. It is intelligent, well thought out science fiction with interesting characters. I would have no hesitation recommending this book as a perfect example of this.

To anyone who, like me, has read through Card's full back catalogue, I should point out that this book does, however, have a very familiar ring. Many earlier ideas get recycled in this book, and I suspect that new readers of Card will enjoy it more than established ones.
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By Bruce TOP 500 REVIEWER on 2 April 2012
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This is a great read and a real return to form for Orson Scott Card. The style is simple and doesn't get in the way of the story, which drags you forward relentlessly and makes you want to know what happens to the small group that develops as a unit throughout this book.

Card returns to familiar territory - of "wunderkinds" and mankind's journey to the stars, from the "Ender" series; as well as the small, rural communities joined by uncanny powers, like in the Alvin Maker novels. There are other echoes of previous books and stories of companions overcoming the odds.

However, what marks this book out as different is the concentration on time travel and its inherent paradoxes. This book explores all the mind-bending consequences of time and changing either the past or the future. You are made to think about all the possibilities and Card embraces paradoxes rather than trying to avoid them and cancel them out.

So, what starts out as a simple tale, simply told - ends up exploring ideas that are quite difficult to grasp and looks at the consequences of decisions splitting timelines and actually creating alternative versions of people, who exist simultaneously.

Of course this is the first of a trilogy and this part is not the end - but it does come to a satisfying conclusion and all the questions set up, are answered. We are not left with a cliffhanger, but rather an enticing prospect of discovering more about the world that humanity ends up colonising.

Classic Sci-Fi with believable, if somewhat familar characters and interesting ideas and worlds to explore. Highly recommended.
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A boy that can see the paths of any living thing that has moved and a man on a journey to settle a new colony on another planet.

At the beginning of the book, these two parallel stories that seem to have nothing to do with each other. As the book progresses the story becomes clearer and the detailed world which Scott Orson Wells has created is unceasingly fascinating.

A great read in a fascinating world that is the great start to a trilogy.
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The split, converging storyline was a little different and the definition of the characters and the banter between them was enjoyable, however the time related activities gave me a headache and I had to put the book down and get more coffee. I have definitely read more absorbing books from Charles, ones I have not been able to put down and so read much more quickly. I will probably read the next one because I want to see how the story develops but I wont rush.
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All the components of a great read. Great story threads with intriguing plot and rounded, engaging characters with a dash of humour. I definitely want to know what happens next. Scott card never disappoints.
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