and marvel as the tale of Alvin Maker unfolds. The seventh son of a seventh son is a boy of mysterious powers, and he is waking to the mysteries of the land and. El profeta rojo (Saga de Alvin Maker [El Hacedor] 2): SERIE LA HISTORIA DE ALVIN EL HACEDOR (ALVIN MAKER II) (Spanish Edition) eBook: Orson Scott. Find great deals for EL PROFETA ROJO (SAGA DE ALVIN MAKER (EL HACEDOR) 2) by Orson Scott Card (, Paperback). Shop with confidence on eBay!.
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Be the first to write a review. But even so, this is a really absorbing and rewarding novel, with a lot to say. Although we are saturated with modern technology and information, we are all maekr product of our genealogy and our past. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.
However, I was deeply put off by this 2nd book because it tojo itself to be a racist piece of crap which was poorly written roojo that. This sequel covers much of the same time period, but following the tales of the ‘Reds’: Card also spends some time setting up the rules by which his fantasy will play during the rest of the series or so I presume.
Alvin is just adorable and I’m happy to see his evolution as a character. I’m super excited for the next book! Feb 19, Luisa rated it really liked it. Orson Scott Card, wow. Share your thoughts with other customers.
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Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Litera 4. Quotes from Red Prophet. Lovers of “noble savage” cliches. He recently began a longterm position as a professor of writing and literature at Southern Virginia University. William Henry Harrison, Andrew Jackson, Lafayette and even Napoleon also figure into the revisionist tale of the time before the battle of Tippecanoe. That isn’t a viewpoint that encourages white readers to even try to incorporate a “green” ethic into their lifestyles!
A Game of Thrones Set: Lists with This Book. It’s a fascinating portrait of good versus evil, drawn along the fault lines of selfishness, ambition, misplaced good intentions, ignorance, and principle.
If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? I liked the first book the Alvin Maker series, Seventh Son well enough for its folksy look at a young alternative America, filled with homespun magic knacks and big families dreaming even bigger of a better life. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. There are so few corners of the world that still produce the “green music” the undisturbed innocence of the land.
Red Prophet (Tales of Alvin Maker, #2) by Orson Scott Card
To see, even if contrived, Cards artists impression as seen through the eyes of the first and birthright citizens of the Americas: There’s a problem loading this menu right now.
He secretly loves the idea of democracy and he admires the American spirit.
Card continues, though, to build his world; it just happens to overlay, very loosely, on the east side of rono US. Mar 10, Daniel Fox rated it it was amazing. Where the first book revolved around Alvin and his family, however, this one finds him caught up in major events in his world.
Sep 11, Aaron rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Start reading El profeta rojo on your Kindle in under a minute. And Card does find ways to intersect the events of “Seventh Son,” expanding that book a great deal.
The character who throughout the book was adamant that white and red man can NEVER live together is in love with a white woman.
The story itself is powerful and full of meaning. Parts of this I really enjoyed, other times I put it down and left it for a while.
Lafayette, however, has his own agenda. This feels like the second half of what should have been one longer starting novel for the series. Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Very creative incorporation of Lehi’s dream and the Anti-Nephi-Lehies into the story! I had heard that Card was a Mormon, but not knowing enough about Mormonism, I had never detected any sort of particular religious connotation in his writing.
Three and a half.
At times they were so heavy-handed and blunt that I felt condescended to. Dec 13, James Ross rated it it was amazing. I love the world Card has created and how it helps me think about history, religion, and “the other” in a new ways. One more awesome thing is how it inserts historical characters and contexts, and mix Wow this story is just getting better! It was good for me to shed immature thoughts and take on respect and endless possible explanations for who these Native American men and women might have been and why.
Proffta kept saying, what about Alvin? Humiliation of one’s family was much worse. Please try again later. Heavy on the fiction, very light on the history. Just like in Seventh Son, mmaker him or hate him, at the end of the day Profetq tells a good story and Red Prophet is fun to read.
They feel it and it supports them. Write a customer review. The spell was never fully broken, but it surely ebbed when the placing of Mormon allegories superseded the telling of this folktale, the buil Storyline: Hardcover Orson Scott Card Books.