posted on Jul, 7 2008 @ 01:18 PM
This series of books is best read in the order in which they were written, which is:
Speaker for the Dead
Children of the Mind
Shadow of the Hegemon
Various online aids are available that provide further information on the ideas presented in the above books. A website called the Philotic Web shows
a timeline of events described in Ender's Game and Ender's Shadow:
The author of these novels is Orson Scott Card, whose online site is:
You can find a lot of information on Card's website, including just now a link to a site which is developing a Battle Room game based on the Battle
Room that is a key part of the plot in Ender' Game. Also at that site, you can sign up (or not) for quarterly newsletters.
With reference to "Speaker for the Dead", Card has written, " ...And yet to me, at least, the most important stories are the ones that teach us how
to be civilized: the stories about children and adults, about responsibility and decency."