Автор: Card O S Название: Ender`s Game #1 ISBN: 0812550706 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780812550702 Издательство: Holtzbrink(MPS)/MPS Рейтинг: Цена: 7730 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: When humanity is under threat from an alien race, Ender Wiggin, at the age of six, leaves his family on Earth to journey to the Belt. There he enters Battle School, where his life is strictly disciplined by mind games and computer mock-battles fought in deadly earnest.
Автор: Orson Scott Card Название: Ender in Exile ISBN: 0765344157 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780765344151 Издательство: Holtzbrink(MPS)/MPS Цена: 8700 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание:
After twenty-three years, Orson Scott Card returns to his acclaimed best-selling series with the first true, direct sequel to the classic "Ender's Game."
In "Ender’s Game," the world’s most gifted children were taken from their families and sent to an elite training school. At Battle School, they learned combat, strategy, and secret intelligence to fight a dangerous war on behalf of those left on Earth. But they also learned some important and less definable lessons about life.
After the life-changing events of those years, these children—now teenagers—must leave the school and readapt to life in the outside world.
Having not seen their families or interacted with other people for years—where do they go now? What can they do?
Ender fought for humanity, but he is now reviled as a ruthless assassin. No longer allowed to live on Earth, he enters into exile. With his sister Valentine, he chooses to leave the only home he’s ever known to begin a relativistic—and revelatory—journey beyond the stars.
What happened during the years between "Ender’s Game" and "Speaker for the Dead"? What did Ender go through from the ages of 12 through 35? The story of those years has never been told. Taking place 3000 years before Ender finally receives his chance at redemption in "Speaker for the Dead," this is the long-lost story of Ender.
For twenty-three years, millions of readers have wondered and now they will receive the answers. "Ender in Exile" is Orson Scott Card’s moving return to all the action and the adventure, the profound exploration of war and society, and the characters one never forgot.
"On one of these ships, there is a baby that just may share the same special gifts as Ender’s old friend Bean…"
This boxed set contains "Ender's Game," "Speaker for the Dead," "Xenocide," and "Children of the Mind."
Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards 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. Peter and Valentine were candidates for the soldier-training program but didn't make the cut--young Ender is the Wiggin drafted to the orbiting Battle School for rigorous military training. Ender's skills make him a leader in school and respected in the Battle Room, where children play at mock battles in zero gravity. Yet growing up in an artificial community of young soldiers Ender suffers greatly from isolation, rivalry from his peers, pressure from the adult teachers, and an unsettling fear of the alien invaders. His psychological battles include loneliness, fear that he is becoming like the cruel brother he remembers, and fanning the flames of devotion to his beloved sister. Is Ender the general Earth needs? But Ender is not the only result of the genetic experiments. The war with the Buggers has been raging for a hundred years, and the quest for the perfect general has been underway for almost as long. Ender's two older siblings are every bit as unusual as he is, but in very different ways. Between the three of them lie the abilities to remake a world. If, that is, the world survives.
"Speaker for the Dead"
In the aftermath of his terrible war, Ender Wiggin disappeared, and a powerful voice arose: The Speaker for the Dead, who told the true story of the Bugger War. Now, long years later, a second alien race has been discovered, but again the aliens' ways are strange and frightening...again, humans die. And it is only the Speaker for the Dead, who is also Ender Wiggin the Xenocide, who has the courage to confront the mystery...and the truth.
The war for survival of the planet Lusitania will be fought in the hearts of a child named Gloriously Bright. On Lusitania, Ender found a world where humans and Pequeninos and the Hive Queen could all live together; where three very different intelligent species could find common ground at last. Or so he thought. Lusitania also harbors the descolada, a virus that kills all humans it infects, but which the Pequeninos require in order to become adults. The Starways Congress so fears the effects of the descolada, should it escape from Lusitania, that they have ordered the destruction of the entire planet, and all who live there. The Fleet is on its way, a second xenocide seems inevitable.
"Children of the Mind"
The planet Lusitania is home to three sentient species: the Pequeninos; a large colony of humans; and the Hive Queen, brought there by Ender. But once against the human race has grown fearful; the Starways Congress has gathered a fleet to destroy Lusitania. Jane, the evolved computer intelligence, can save the three sentient races of Lusitania. She has learned how to move ships outside the universe, and then instantly back to a different world, abolishing the light-speed limit. But it takes all the processing power available to her, and the Starways Congress is shutting down the Net, world by world. Soon Jane will not be able to move the ships. Ender's children must save her if they are to save themselves.
Автор: Orson Scott Card Название: Speaker For The Dead (new cover re-issue) ISBN: 035650185X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780356501857 Издательство: Little, Brown Рейтинг: Цена: 14140 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: A FALLEN HERO - HAUNTED BY HIS PAST, BUT CAN HE CHANGE THE FUTURE?
Ender Wiggin was once considered a great military leader, a saviour for mankind.
But now history judges his destruction of an alien race as monstrous rather than heroic.
In the aftermath of the war, Ender disappeared, and a powerful voice arose: The Speaker for the Dead, who told the true story behind the battle with the aliens. Now, years later, a second alien race has been discovered. But again they are strange and frightening - and again, humans are dying.
It is only the Speaker for the Dead, secretly Ender Wiggin, who has the courage to confront the mystery . . . and the truth.
Автор: Card Orson Scott Название: Earth Unaware ISBN: 0356502740 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780356502748 Издательство: Little, Brown Рейтинг: Цена: 15710 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: hundred years before Ender's Game, humanity is slowly making its way out to the planets of the solar system, exploring and mining asteroids.
The ship El Cavador is far from Earth, in the deeps of the Kuiper Belt, beyond Pluto. When the ship's telescopes pick up a fast-moving object coming in-system, they're unsure what to make of it.
Little do they know that this object is the most important thing to happen to the human race in a million years. It's humanity's first contact with an alien race. The First Formic War is about to begin.
Автор: Linda Sunshine Название: Alice in wonderland note card ISBN: 0307450457 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780307450456 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 15660 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: The 24 cards and envelopes are bound like pages into a hard cover case.
Автор: Reese Terence Название: Imaginative Card Play at Bridge ISBN: 1771400153 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781771400152 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 19950 T Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: A second omnibus edition of several classic bridge textbooks from the 1970s, written by two of the greatest bridge writers of all time.
Автор: Goodwin J Название: Bellini Card ISBN: 0571239919 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780571239917 Издательство: Faber Рейтинг: Цена: 7690 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Charged by the Sultan to find a stolen painting by Bellini, Yashim the detective enlists the help of his friend Palewski. Palewski starts to mingle with Venetian dealers - but when two bodies turn up in the canal, he realises that art in Venice is a deadly business, and it is up to Yashim to attempt to rescue his friend from forces...
Автор: Crocket, Candace Название: Card weaving ISBN: 0934026610 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780934026611 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 23220 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: With nothing more than colored yarn and simple cardboard squares, you can produce exquisitely patterned woven bands.
Автор: Orson Scott Card Название: Children Of The Mind (new cover re-issue) ISBN: 0356501876 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780356501871 Издательство: Little, Brown Рейтинг: Цена: 15710 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: A PLANET LIES OPEN TO ATTACK. THERE IS STILL HOPE - BUT TIME IS RUNNING OUT
The Starways Congress has gathered a fleet to destroy the planet Lusitania. Once again the human race has grown fearful.
Jane, the evolved computer intelligence, can save the world' three sentient races. She has learned how to move ships outside the universe, and then instantly back to a different world, abolishing the light-speed limit.
But it takes all the processing power available to her. With Starways Congress shutting down the Net, world by world, soon Jane will not be able to move the ships. Ender's children must save her if they are to save themselves.
Автор: Orson Scott Card Название: Xenocide (new cover re-issue) ISBN: 0356501868 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780356501864 Издательство: Little, Brown Рейтинг: Цена: 15710 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: TOGETHER THEY STAND - BUT CAN THEY PREVENT AN ATROCITY?
Ender and Valentine Wiggin: brother and sister whose lives have shaped history. Valentine is 'Demosthenes', whose subversive, incendiary writings fight the monstrous power of Starways Congress, masters of the Hundred Worlds.
And Ender. . . As a child, Ender commanded a warfleet that wiped out a planet. The triumph of his life could be his fight to stop it happening again. It might be his tragedy that he cannot.
Congress has sent a warfleet to Lusitania, home to Ender, his family, two alien species and the deadliest virus ever known. The warfleet carries an order to destroy. To commit xenocide.
Автор: Orson Scott Card Название: War of Gifts ISBN: 0765358999 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780765358998 Издательство: Holtzbrink(MPS)/MPS Цена: 8350 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Orson Scott Card offers a Christmas gift to his millions of fans with this short novel set during Ender's first years at the Battle School where it is forbidden to celebrate religious holidays. The children come from many nations, many religions; while they are being trained for war, religious conflict between them is not on the curriculum. But Dink Meeker, one of the older students, doesn't see it that way. He thinks that giving gifts isn't exactly a religious observation, and on Sinterklaas Day he tucks a present into another student's shoe. This small act of rebellion sets off a battle royal between the students and the staff, but some surprising alliances form when Ender comes up against a new student, Zeck Morgan. The War over Santa Claus will force everyone to make a choice.
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