Ender's Game (Ender #1)
|Author:||Orson Scott Card|
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? This is the multiple award-winning classic ENDER'S GAME - a groundbreaking tale of war, strategy and survival.
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Some of the most hauntingly brilliant writing of the decade INTERZONE An increasingly popular and relevant novel that risks and achieves and delivers more than almost anything else within the science fiction genre, ENDER'S GAME is a contemporary classic NEW YORK TIMES A gripping tale of adventure in space and a scathing indictment of the military mind LIBRARY JOURNAL 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 Almost impossible to put down LOCUS An incredible ending that knocks you sideways SUNDAY EXPRESS
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.