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Card here offers the tale of Ansset, a young boy whose perfect singing voice has the power of amplifying people's emotions, making him both a potential healer and destroyer. This is the first hardcover incarnation of the 1988 award-winning novel.
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Card understands the human condition and has things of real value to say about it. He tells the truth well--ultimately the only criterion of greatness. (Gene Wolfe)
Orson Scott Card is a fine writer, with great insight, great idealism and love. (Science Fiction Review on Songmaster)
I was very disappointed, especially considering the price I paid for this book which is way above what I normally spend. Read morePublished 17 days ago by leboissard sophie
I read "Songmaster" years ago as part of an obsession I have with Orson Scott Card's work, starting with his iconic "Ender's Game. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kevin Tumlinson
This is the only Orson Scott Card book that I felt disappointed with the ending of. However, it is also simultaneously his greatest achievement in my opinion. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Adam
This book gave me a really slimy feeling, and it was hard as hell to read. I'm not sure if it was Card's inexperience as an author or some repressed predilections coming out, but... Read morePublished 4 months ago by J. Bowman
Simply wonderful. More moving then music itself. Or maybe just a reminder of how powerful music is to our lives written in word.Published 6 months ago by josh462
I know Orson Scott Card doesn't have the greatest fanbase when it comes to the LGBT community, but this book is the scifi Brokeback Mountain that everyone should read.Published 9 months ago by fanboy3712