Ender’s Game – 20th Anniversary Edition Audiobook – Fantastic!

Upon reading my post on Spook Country my Internet buddy Andrew@Nyquist recommended that I read Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card. He also noted that he wondered why it hadn’t been turned into a movie.

Later I looked the book up in Audible and found that there was a 20th anniversary edition Ender’s Game: Special 20th Anniversary Edition (Unabridged). I was very excited because this looked to be an audio production done with a “real” budget. I purchased it right away.

I wasn’t disappointed. This is how Audiobooks should be done. The narrator’s were great ❗ The story is fantastic ❗

Thanks for the recommendation Andrew. This is great stuff.

Author’s postscript

This was interesting. At the end of the audiobook the author describes how he came up with the book over 30 years ago, the reason why it has taken forever to turn this book into a movie ( Hollywood wanted to change it, ’cause its kids under 16, and that it takes place in Ender’s mind), and why he believes this audiobook is the “best” means of presenting “Enders Game” (’cause he is a playwright at heart).

On the movie

Looks like it is on the way. I found a blog dedicated to its progress. It will be based on Ender’s Game and Ender’s Shadow. It’s listed in IMDb as in pre-production — The Movie (2008?) .

Note – If you haven’t read the book — don’t go to the Wikipedia page for “Ender’s Game”. It includes a full plot summary which gives the whole book away.

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6 Responses to Ender’s Game – 20th Anniversary Edition Audiobook – Fantastic!

  1. Glad you enjoyed it. Here’s one fan hoping they don’t botch the movie.

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