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Children of the Mind Audiobook

Children of the Mind

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Publisher's Summary

The planet Lusitania is home to three sentient species: a large colony of humans; the Pequeninos; and the Hive Queen, who was brought there by Ender Wiggin. Once again, the enemy (the Starways Congress) has gathered a fleet and is threatening to destroy Lusitania. Ender's oldest friend, Jane, an evolved computer intelligence, is trying to save the three sentient species of Lusitania, but the Starways Congress is destroying the computer world she lives in.

Children of the Mind is the fourth and final volume in the original Ender Saga by Orson Scott Card, winner of the Hugo and Nebula award.

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©1996 Orson Scott Card (P)2004 Audio Renaissance

What the Critics Say

"This is a worthy ending to what might be styled a saga of the ethical evolution of humanity, a concept seldom attempted before and never realized with the success Card achieves here." (Booklist)
"Card's prose is powerful." (Publishers Weekly)

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    stephen d. whatcott 06-16-15 Member Since 2016
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    "great book like all the others in the series."

    definitely more philosophical than the others...very interesting way to explore various views on life, death and the soul...what really makes us human.

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    Michael Ledford 06-15-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Fully enjoyed"

    A bit wordy but once you get into it it captures your thoughts. Loved this book.

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    David William Seward 05-14-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Mmmeh"

    Definitely not the best in the series. Toward the end you were just hoping something bad would happen to Quora.

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    Paul 05-08-15
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    "Awesome"

    I loved this book. It is a great way to rap up wonder and to talk about philosophical questions. Great!

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    Cameron W Austin TX 05-08-15
    Cameron W Austin TX 05-08-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Obligatory read as a continuation but waxes long"

    Perhaps the narrators are just too slow and melodramatic. I had to speed up the reading at times and my mind wandered at others.

    Might be better as an eyes-on-page read since you can go faster.

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    Amazon Customer 04-23-15 Listener Since 1998
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    worth listening to. sometimes too preachy. s the still a good story. sometimes the religion and stereo typing makes me crazy , but books are written for our times. some times I agree with the author and sometimes not.

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    "Well done! Highest Honors!"

    In my view, You certainly achieved your goals in this extremely well written book.

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    N. C. Ebsen Stagecoach, NV United States 03-20-15
    N. C. Ebsen Stagecoach, NV United States 03-20-15 Member Since 2008
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    "The Cconclusion !?!"

    This book finished the story of Ender's but with an unexpected continuation. I will now move into the Ender's Shadow series.
    I have read many books by Orson Scott Card and enjoyed them all! Read Pathfinder!

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    Joseph 03-11-15
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    The fake Chinese accent was terribly distracting from the story and the hive Queen's speech was far too slow.

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    Brooklynn0005 Kingston, NY 02-18-15
    Brooklynn0005 Kingston, NY 02-18-15 Member Since 2016
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    "loved the series but this was ..."

    i loved the series but this was a little hard to finish. it seemed like some of the conversations were unnecessarily repetitive and drawn out

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