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Xenocide Audiobook

Xenocide

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Publisher's Summary

Xenocide is the third installment of the Ender series. On Lusitania, Ender found a world where humans and pequeninos and the Hive Queen could all live together; where three very different intelligent species could find common ground at last. Or so he thought. But Lusitania also harbors the descolada, a virus which kills all humans it infects, but which the pequeninos require in order to transform into adults. The Starways Congress so fears the effect of the descolada, should it escape from Lusitania, that they have ordered the destruction of the entire planet and all who live there. The Fleet is on its way and a second Xenocide seems inevitable, until the Fleet vanishes.

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©1991 Orson Scott Card (P)2000 Audio Renaissance

What the Critics Say

"Thought-provoking, insightful, and powerfully written." (School Library Journal)
"As a storyteller, Card excels in portraying the quiet drama of wars fought not on battlefields but in the hearts and minds of his characters." (Library Journal)

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    nick 06-10-15
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    "good book, the twist takes some getting used to."

    loved the narration. once i reached the major event i had to put the book down for a day just to accept what i just read (or listened to in this case).

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    Ken Schielke 06-08-15
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    "My view of the book name Xenocide. By Orson Scott Card"

    An excellent continuation, of the history of past characters in Ender's Game. I found the development of the characters interesting. And the story line inspiring. Not just another science-fiction story.

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    CHERYL 06-03-15
    CHERYL 06-03-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Excellent"

    Loved the audio book, it keeps you very interested in all the characters! New places and new characters! Now I need to read Children of the Mind

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    tanya 05-23-15
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    "wow keeps getting better"

    thought the first two were great.. but it just keeps getting better .. loved it

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    Amazon Customer 05-22-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Great ensemble cast, narratively flawed."

    Variety of narrators creates a play-like dramatic effect, but story lacks clear build-up and resolution. The last few chapters are particularly weak, with the author seeming to introduce a deus ex machina after writing himself into a corner.

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    Michael 05-19-15
    Michael 05-19-15
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    "Makes You Think"

    The narration is fantastic and follows in the tradition of the other Ender books. The story is complex, but if you stick through the depth of the beginning you find a world that you don't want to end. The characters are masterfully crafted.

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    Marianne Payne Nacogdoches, TX 05-12-15
    Marianne Payne Nacogdoches, TX 05-12-15 Member Since 2014

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    "Heavy story, heavy ideas - genius execution"

    Worth while read. Can't help but question self, religion, God, space, time, creation, evolution, love & devotion. My mind if FULL of new concepts & possibilities.

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    W. Demis 05-11-15
    W. Demis 05-11-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Horrible acting"

    The story was fine. OSC's imagination is really vivid. However the audible readers were TERRIBLE in this performance. Really distracting.

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    Paul 05-03-15
    Paul 05-03-15
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    "What a book!"

    It is so interesting and philosophical. I love the perspectives. I can't wait for the next book children of the mind.

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    Michael 05-02-15
    Michael 05-02-15
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    "Best group of narrators."

    The collection of narrators in this story were great. I would listin to anything they read.

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