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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View all 4 comments. The spell was never fully broken, but it surely ebbed when the placing of Mormon allegories superseded the telling of this folktale, the building of this American mythology. Jul 13, Ron rated it liked it Shelves: To think I was disappointed at the beginning of the zlvin book because it wasn’t based in space or the future.

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East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. If I hadn’t read book 1 and wasn’t already intrigued with the storyline of Alvin I would have stopped reading this book. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Sep 11, Aaron rated it did not like it Recommends it for: So far, so good. He recently began a longterm position as a professor of writing and literature at Southern Virginia University.

Both are in Card’s world as well the former spelled Ta-Kumsaw; here, Indian personal and place names are often transliterated differently, while still recognizable ; but here the author posits a basic philosophical difference between the two that didn’t exist in the real world: And I know I’m not the only one who gets tired of seeing Native Americans portrayed as mystically close to nature, blah, blah, blah.

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At the end of the story he has a vision of a shin Originally posted at FanLit: Start reading El profeta rojo on your Kindle in under a minute. Now, if Card wants to make a point about martyrdom, that’s all well and good, but I have issues with completely rewriting reality like that. The sensation of Reds running through the forest to the sound of green music. And sometimes it seemed like a history lesson. The red man must separate from the white man in order to maintain his connection to the land.

It’s a strange thing, but I’ve owned a copy of this book since my university days, and I’d obviously assumed that I’d read the book having previously rated it.

Other books in the series. Alvin Maker, who is on his way to roko apprenticeship, meets Tecumseh and becomes involved with the war. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

On to book 3! Apparently this is the whole point of the book.

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I have a harder time with alternative history fiction. This sequel covers much of the same time period, but following the tales of the ‘Reds’: What’s worse is that characters that I genuinely enjoyed in the first book are twisted so that they fit in to said racial divisions for story purposes.

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Aug 11, Stephen rated it really liked it Shelves: Quotes from Red Prophet. While Seventh Son tells the tale of Alvin’s birth and early life — including the vision of the Shining Man. Mass Market Paperbackpages. Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature I have to say that I think the book would have worked better as roji pure fantasy story rather than alternate history.


Orson Scott Card is particularly good at voice, dialogue, and character nuance. I’m super excited for the next book! Jun 03, Tom rated it it was amazing. This book was a bit of a let down from the first book in this series Seventh Sonas I didn’t like the plot in this book nearly as much, with it’s Red man vs.

Maler wants to use Bonaparte to bring democracy to France. I kept saying, what about Alvin? Excited for the next book! I absolutely adore Taleswapper more and more.

In the first magic was something familiar but seldom spoken of, those with the “knack” were given special deference though not status, and miracles were still treated as miraculous.

Beginning in the first book, Alvin and the Prophet played pivotal roles in each other’s lives; here, Card begins his narrative back when Alvin is six, in order to retell that episode from the Prophet’s perspective.

I was pretty disappointed with this book. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Lafayette, however, has his own agenda.