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Ender's Shadow Audiobook

Ender's Shadow

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Publisher's Summary

The human race is at war with the "Buggers", an insect-like alien race. As Earth prepares to defend itself from total destruction at the hands of an inscrutable enemy, all focus is on the development of military geniuses who can fight such a war, and win. The long distances of interstellar space have given hope to the defenders of Earth, they have time to train these future commanders up from childhood, forging them into an irresistible force in the high orbital facility called the Battle School.

Andrew "Ender" Wiggin was not the only child in the Battle School; he was just the best of the best. In this book, Card tells the story of another of those precocious generals, the one they called Bean, the one who became Ender's right hand, part of his team, in the final battle against the Buggers. Bean's past was a battle just to survive. His success brought him to the attention of the Battle School's recruiters, those people scouring the planet for leaders, tacticians, and generals to save Earth from the threat of alien invasion. Bean was sent into orbit, to the Battle School. And there he met Ender.

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©1999 Orson Scott Card; (P)2005 Audio Renaissance, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishers, LLC

What the Critics Say

  • Alex Award Winner, 2000

"An exceptional work." (School Library Journal)
"An absorbing, near-flawless performance." (Kirkus)
"As always, everyone will be struck by the power of Card's children, always more and less than human, perfect yet struggling, tragic, yet hopeful, wondrous and strange." (Publishers Weekly)

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    Kyle 02-09-16
    Kyle 02-09-16 Member Since 2015
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    fantastic book. I strongly recommend checking this out. if you liked Enders Game you will love this.

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    David Hays St Louis, MO 01-22-16
    David Hays St Louis, MO 01-22-16 Member Since 2015

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    "Spectacular. My favorite Ender book (so far)"

    Put off reading this for months. Don't you do that. Stellar book and performances. A+++

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    Failas 01-14-16
    Failas 01-14-16 Member Since 2012
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    "Great addition to the series"

    Loved Enders Game and this retelling of the original story from another characters perspective is just as good.

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    Amazon Customer 01-04-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Must Read"

    Finished it in less than a week. Wonderful work. Only disliked all the language through-out, especially at the beginning.

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    MostlyArmless 01-02-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Fantastic book, Scott brick perfect fit"

    Great book, blasted through it in a couple days. Highly recommend reading Ender's Game first, you'll get a lot more out of this one if you do

    Scott Brick is a champion narrator, he's so freaking good at conveying the emotions of the characters and the mood of scene, I'd recommend listening to anything else he's done as well.

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    Joseph Wolf 12-26-15
    Joseph Wolf 12-26-15 Member Since 2017
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    I was blown away by how well this story was written, and how well it transitioned to an audio book.

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    norcal.girl21 12-08-15 Member Since 2015

    A book addict just listening my way through work and graduate school.

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    "Loving the Ender-verse!"

    First I listened to Ender's Game and I just finished listening to this book. They are both have excellent story lines and excellent actors. I was afraid that since Ender's Shadow was the same story as Ender's Game but from a different perspective that it would be dull and repetitive, but it was anything but! I can't wait to read more books about Bean and Ender!!

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    Amit Hasky 12-07-15
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    "The best from Enders series"

    Who ever read Enders game has to read this one.
    One thing, some time a man narrate a women... Puzzeling

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    Jeoffrey 12-06-15
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    "Great Book"

    Reading his books in order and this probably has to be my favorite since enders game. always neat to see a different perspective of the story.

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    Romero 11-07-15
    Romero 11-07-15
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    "As always"

    As always Orson Scott Card's books are fantastic and the detailed performance was amazing. I fully recommend any of the Audiobooks.

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