fiction science fiction speculative fiction young adult adventurous medium-paced

324 pages | first published 1985

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In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadisti...
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Summary of 37624 reviews

Moods

adventurous 86%
dark 55%
tense 49%
emotional 33%
reflective 27%
challenging 26%
mysterious 23%
sad 17%
inspiring 11%
hopeful 9%
funny 3%
informative 2%

Pace

medium 56%
fast 32%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 51% | Character: 27% | Plot: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 49% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 17%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 45% | Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 19% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.16

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