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Card has done an excellent job of developing believable characters in a compelling story.
The result is a little bit unsettling, and since this is the first of a series, the ending leaves more than just a little to be resolved.
The protagonist isn't someone perfect, that you immediately like- he's a very believable young teenager.
The first I realized right off the bat was that this book was a retelling of the "Book of Mormon." Not the entertaining (and not-so-accurate) musical, but the actual book. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mel-o-rama
Didn't like it characters were shallow and the plot and storyline were dull.....will not read remaining series loved some of his other stuffPublished 3 months ago by dman44
This author blows my mind - how can such a prolific writer still be able to get my attention and develop new possibilities? Read morePublished 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
I only decided to read the first part of this novel because I've enjoyed so many of Orson Scott Card's other books. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Cbf
The shortest complete story was written by Hemingway when he stated "baby shoes for sale, never used." Delivered as stated - I buy all of my printing at nuenvelope.comPublished 7 months ago by Raymond P. Rose
Somehow, I don't remember this having such religious overtones the last time I read it.
Nafai is the youngest son of the Wetchik, living in Basilica on the planet Harmony. Read more
I don't know what I expected but this was probably not it (or maybe my memory is getting fault, because this didn't seem a lot like the old Card that I thought I remembered)Published 9 months ago by Jim Standlee
I like the concept of the story, & the way the author developed it.
However, I found it rather implausible that so many millennia had passed with basically zero change in the... Read more