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  • Book Report on “Ender’s Game

  • By Taavo Allik
    March 23, 2009
  • Orson Scott Card

    was born on the 24th
    of August, 1951 in
    Richland, Washington.
    writing career began primarily as a poet , studying at Brigham Young University . During his studies as a theatre major , he began
    "doctoring" scripts, adapting fiction for theatre
    production, and finally writing his own one-act and full - length plays . Later he has worked both as a freelancer and a contracted
    He first wrote the short story "Ender's Game" while working at
    the BYU press. Ender's
    and its sequel Speaker
    for the Dead
    were both awarded the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award, making Card
    the only author (as of 2008) to win both of science fiction's top
    prizes in consecutive years . Card continued the series with seven books, which divide into “ Shadow ” and “Speaker” series. He
    also announced his plan to write two more novels: Shadows
    in Flight ,
    a book that connects the "Shadow" series and "Speaker"
    series together, and Ender
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    Bookreport on "Ender's game" by Orson Scott Card.
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    Ender's Game By Orson Scott Card Compiled by Taavo Allik The Author · born on the 24th of August in 1951 · began as a poet · studied theatre · only author to win both science fiction top prizes in consecutive years (Hugo & Nebula Awards) ­ for Ender's Game and it's sequel · Has written in a variety of genres Setting · occasionally on Earth · mostly in Battle School: ­ on orbit near Earth ­ most important there: battlerooms · in Command School ­ very far from Earth ­ on a small planet Eros · on a bugger colony ­ named after Ender ­ Ender's World Main Characters · Ender · Valentine ­ 6 years old ­ Ender's sister

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