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Pretty Boy

Narrated by: Scott Brick
Series: The Enderverse, Book 4.75
Length: 47 mins
3.5 out of 5 stars (63 ratings)

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Summary

How do you systematically destroy a child with love? It's not something that any parent aspires to do, yet a surprising number come perilously close to achieving it.So begins Orson Scott Card's new story from the Ender Universe, a profound meditation on parents and offspring focusing on the childhood of one of Ender's Battle School challengers, Bonzo Madrid, and the circumstances that lead him to his unique place in the Game. Read by a frequent visitor to Ender's world, Scott Brick.
©2006 Orson Scott Card (P)2006 Orson Scott Card

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Truth Glimpsed Through the Eyes of a Child

An enjoyable life lesson... Of love and betrayal, childish hopes and adult realisations.

A good insight into one of the Battle School children's pasts.

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Pretty boy

A strange story reminiscent of George Orwell's 1984. Where children are taught to spy on there parents.

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stands on its own

it is part of the Ender's Game world but fairly well stands on its own as a good read

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Not his best

The characters did not gel for me. and the plot was simplistic.
Sorry but I can not recommend it.

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