No character development. For that matter, no story development. Like reading and unfinished outline of a bad book.
The made up names drive me a little nuts... Why not call Napha, Nephi, then call his brothers Laman and Lemual, dad Lehi, little bro Sam, etc. Can't say the plot is as original as most of Orson's works. But, I liked it and will move on to the next one.
I'll never know why they record science fiction novels using narrators with deep voices. I tried to listen to this off and on but could only make out about a third of the words. I'll read the book, instead.
This is my favorit book of Orson Scott Card's many. It captures the imagination and spirit which can only be found in Anime (the coupling of futuristic grand technology with a less evolved society).
In my opinion this should be on everyone's list of books
I really like stuff like this written by women because men have a tendency to oversimplify the female psyche.
This book is nothing like most of Card's work. It was very slow and dragged out. The ending leaves a lot to be desired. I have defiantly seen better from this author. This is the first book by this author that I did not like.
Meh, its okay. I would probably listen to the rest of the series just because it is pretty mindless, and it doesn't suck, but it is a pretty transparently shallow attempt to rewrite the Biblical story... and somewhat insulting at that to a devout Christian. Fortunately, I am secure enough in my faith to just be slightly disappointed that the attempt was