Автор: Orson Scott Card Название: Ender in Exile ISBN: 0765344157 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780765344151 Издательство: Holtzbrink(MPS)/MPS Цена: 6830 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. 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: 10110 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: Orson Scott Card Название: War of Gifts ISBN: 0765358999 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780765358998 Издательство: Holtzbrink(MPS)/MPS Цена: 6290 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.
Автор: Card Orson Scott Название: Shadows in Flight ISBN: 0765368668 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780765368669 Издательство: Holtzbrink(MPS)/MPS Цена: 8430 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание:
Ender's Shadow explores the stars in this all-new novel...
At the end of Shadow of the Giant, Bean flees to the stars with three of his children--the three who share the engineered genes that gave him both hyper-intelligence and a short, cruel physical life. The time dilation granted by the speed of their travel gives Earth's scientists generations to seek a cure, to no avail. In time, they are forgotten--a fading ansible signal speaking of events lost to Earth's history. But the Delphikis are about to make a discovery that will let them save themselves, and perhaps all of humanity in days to come.
For there in space before them lies a derelict Formic colony ship. Aboard it, they will find both death and wonders--the life support that is failing on their own ship, room to grow, and labs in which to explore their own genetic anomaly and the mysterious disease that killed the ship's colony.
Shadows in Flight is the fifth novel in Orson Scott Card's Shadow Series.
THE ENDER UNIVERSE
Ender series Ender's Game / Speaker for the Dead / Xenocide / Children of the Mind / Ender in Exile / Children of the Fleet
Ender's Shadow series Ender's Shadow / Shadow of the Hegemon / Shadow Puppets / Shadow of the Giant / Shadows in Flight
The First Formic War (with Aaron Johnston) Earth Unaware / Earth Afire / Earth Awakens
The Second Formic War (with Aaron Johnston) The Swarm / The Hive
Ender novellas A War of Gifts / First Meetings
Автор: Trump Ivanka Название: The Trump Card: Playing to Win in Work and Life ISBN: 1439140154 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781439140154 Издательство: Simon & Schuster Цена: 15200 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: From the daughter of business mogul Donald Trump and a rising star in the Trump organization, this New York Times bestseller is a business book for young women on how to achieve success in any field, based upon what Ivanka Trump has learned from her father and from her own experiences. Inspiration. Success. Confidence. Passion. No one is born with these qualities, but they are the key ingredients for reaching goals, building careers, or taking a blueprint and turning it into a breathtaking skyscraper. In The Trump Card, Ivanka Trump recounts the compelling story of her upbringing as the ultimate Apprentice, the daughter of Donald and Ivana Trump, and shares the life lessons and hard-won insights that have made her a rising star in the business world. Whether it's landing that first job, navigating the workplace, or making a lasting impact, Ivanka's valuable, practical advice for young women shows how to: - Use uncertainty to your advantage--thrive in any environment - Step up and get noticed at work--focus and efficiency will open doors - Create a strong and consistent identity--your name and reputation are your best assets - Know what you want--get the most out of any negotiation. Ivanka also taps into the wisdom of today's leaders, including Arianna Huffington, Russell Simmons, and Cathie Black, with "Bulletins" from her BlackBerry. "We've all been dealt a winning hand," she writes, "and it is up to each of us to play it right and smart."
Автор: Linda Sunshine Название: Alice in wonderland note card ISBN: 0307450457 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780307450456 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 12890 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: The 24 cards and envelopes are bound like pages into a hard cover case.
Автор: Card O S Название: Seventh Son #1 ISBN: 0812533054 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780812533057 Издательство: Holtzbrink(MPS)/MPS Рейтинг: Цена: 7590 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: From the primal depths of the world's greatest myths comes this fantasy of a boy, born to be a Maker, whose dangerous journey towards knowledge and power makes history.
Автор: Card Orson Scott Название: Earth Unaware ISBN: 0356502740 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780356502748 Издательство: Little, Brown Рейтинг: Цена: 10110 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: Goodwin J Название: Bellini Card ISBN: 0571239919 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780571239917 Издательство: Faber Рейтинг: Цена: 6920 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: Juliet Ashton Название: The Valentine`s Card ISBN: 0751544272 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780751544275 Издательство: Little, Brown Цена: 8090 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Card Orson Scott Название: Ender`s Game (Movie Tie-In) ISBN: 0765338211 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780765338211 Издательство: Holtzbrink(MPS)/MPS Цена: 14440 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
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