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    It's more than just the battle school. It kinda...

    It's more than just the battle school. It kinda starts with Xenocide where every character suddenly is brilliant and the best at what they do. When he gets to the Bean series of books, it just gets...
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    No kiddng. I like his writing, but reading about...

    No kiddng. I like his writing, but reading about incredibly brilliant characters in every one of his books gets boring. They're all incredible and prodigies, etc. It's a bit unrealistic, and imo...
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    I'm doing a listen of EG right now. Something...

    I'm doing a listen of EG right now. Something that struck me about Card's ideas about the internet and the discourse on the net.

    In EG and again in the 2nd Bean book, the kids are able to have...
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    The first 3 books are the best books in that...

    The first 3 books are the best books in that series. IMO book 4 and 5 are weird and confusing. I devoured that series when I read it, all 5 books in one week. I really liked that series. I should put...
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    Cards writing about Mormonism almost got me to...

    Cards writing about Mormonism almost got me to convert. Almost. Lost Boys is such a good book, and he makes the family life in that book seem very nice, and very desirable. Also Folk of the Fringe...
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    I know this thread is a bit old, but I really...

    I know this thread is a bit old, but I really agree with this post. There's a lot of focus on the Ender books with the movie coming out, and I find myself turning my interest to Card and his books. I...
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