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View Larger Image. Ask Seller a Question. Publisher: Tor Books In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic brother Peter, and the person he loves more than anyone else, his sister Valentine. Ender's skills make him a leader in school and respected in the Battle Room, where children play at mock battles in zero gravity.
Set at an unspecified date in Earth's future, the novel presents an imperiled humankind after two conflicts with the Formics , an insectoid alien species they dub the " buggers ". In preparation for an anticipated third invasion, children, including the novel's protagonist, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin , are trained from a very young age by putting them through increasingly difficult games, including some in zero gravity , where Ender's tactical genius is revealed. The book originated as a short story of the same name , published in the August issue of Analog Science Fiction and Fact. Later, by elaborating on characters and plot lines depicted in the novel, Card was able to write additional books in the Ender's Game series. Card also released an updated version of Ender's Game in , changing some political facts to reflect the times more accurately e. The novel has been translated into 34 languages. Reception of the book has almost always been positive from many respectable sources, but it is violent.
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E-mail a link to this book. A futuristic novel, the protagonist, Ender Wiggin is taken at a very young age to a training center known as the Battle School, where he learns military tactics and maneuvers. As part of his supposed training, he is sent on a simulation battle only to find - upon his victory against the invading Buggers - that it was not in fact a simulation at all, but was in fact real. Ender's Game has remained popular and collectible since its publication. It won both the Hugo and Nebula awards for Science fiction and later a major motion picture was made from it in Easton Press later issued a leather bound signed edition , which is typically available for several hundred dollars.