Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

324 pages first pub 1985 (editions)

fiction science fiction speculative fiction adventurous medium-paced

Description

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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Moods

adventurous 87%
dark 53%
tense 49%
emotional 34%
reflective 27%
challenging 26%
mysterious 23%
sad 17%
inspiring 12%
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: 76% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 17%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 45% | Yes: 37% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 18% | N/A: 2%

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