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Speaker for the Dead (1986)

av Orson Scott Card

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Serier: Ender's Game: Extended (11), Enderverse (11)

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Ender Wiggin, the young military genius, discovers that a second alien war is inevitable and that he must dismiss his fears to make peace with humanity's strange new brothers.
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    The Sparrow av Mary Doria Russell (sturlington)
    sturlington: Also about first contact with an alien civilization that humans cannot understand.
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    City of Pearl av Karen Traviss (saltmanz)
    saltmanz: These two books have quite a lot in common: first contact, a Christian human colony, a group of scientists, moral dilemmas, sharply drawn characters, and even more that I won't get into for fear of spoilers. Both fantastic books.
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At the risk of being sacrilegious, the original Ender Trilogy is central to my personal collection of "holy" books. I have rarely come across a story of greater - or more challenging - empathy than this. To this day, and no matter how many times I go back and re-read them, these novels still teach me how to be a more compassionate and forgiving human being. ( )
  johnthelibrarian | Aug 11, 2020 |
"What man among you, if his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone?"! Another Ender's book leaving other Sci-Fi books to shame. What really amazes is Orson Scott Card ability to immerse the readers into the minds and situations of his characters without resorting to lengthy descriptions at all. ( )
  sami7 | Aug 3, 2020 |
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  Mystline | Aug 1, 2020 |
So great to revisit one of my absolute favorite novels of all time!

Back when I first read this, Andrew Wiggin immediately jumped into my heart to become my ultimate role-model, my hero, and the idealized version of myself. Ender's Game had him go through some horrific things and really set the stage for the man he was later to become, but it is the full-grown man that really pulls on my heartstrings.

No. He wasn't truly at fault for wiping out the Formics. That can be laid at other's feet.

But he absolutely pulled the trigger. And the end of Ender's Game showed us the beginning of his redemption. Where redemption takes the form of Understanding. And then telling All the Truth, the good and the bad. Exposing it to the world for good or ill. I LOVE how this turned into a very powerful force for good.

Better yet, I love how turning it upon this special world of Lusitania transforms everyone's lives this dramatically. Or how it affects four intelligent species. Or how it paves the way for real redemption.

I'm not all that fond of Christian motif stories because they're generally all ham-fisted and overdone. Like, A LOT. But this one does NOT go that way. It's humanist. It's understanding that all of us have good and bad within us, and that accepting (and really understanding) each other is can be the most life-affirming thing that any of us can do.

The story of Speaker for the Dead is powerful on all levels of worldbuilding, strange aliens, mystery, love, and sheer cussed awesomeness. The threat of another Xenocide times three is shocking enough on its own, but when combined with all the events from Ender's Game, Speaker basically turns me into a quivering ball of emotional jelly. And worse, the characters, and I mean ALL the characters, from Pequenios to Navi's family to Andrew himself, just draws such a warm feeling from me that I can't even stand it.

It's more messed up than Ender's Game. More wonderful. Deeper, adult, complex, painful, and glorious.

I can't particularly think of ANY novel that deep down affects me more on a personal level. I'm thinking along the lines of putting this in one of my top ten best novels of all time. :)

So gorgeous. So important. :) ( )
  bradleyhorner | Jun 1, 2020 |
Speaker for the Dead is a story of compassion for the “other.”
Assumptions are burdensome, but are constant in our minds. Resetting your thoughts by saying, “I may think I do, but I don’t actually know. I should ask for clarity” is a way to combat assumptions.
Each segment of society is going to live by its own set of internal rules. The key to the greater good is learning to navigate and respect the other’s rules, while also adhering to your own.
Before you can understand, you must hear. Before you can hear, you must listen. Before you can listen, you must learn to pause. ( )
  HippieLunatic | May 31, 2020 |
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Since we are not yet fully comfortable with the idea that people from the next village are as human as ourselves, it is presumptuous in the extreme to suppose we could ever look at sociable, tool-making creatures who arose from other evolutionary paths and see not beasts but brothers, not rivals but fellow pilgrims journeying to the shrine of intelligence.
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