Title Profile & Character Information

Speaker for the Dead

Annotation
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.   Speaker for the Dead is the winner of the 1986 Nebula Award for Best Novel and the 1987 Hugo Award for Best Novel.

Awards
1987  Hugo Awards
1986  Nebula Awards
1987  Locus Awards

Characters
NameWiggin, Andrew "Ender"
GenderMale

GenreScience fiction
Psychological
Fiction
TopicsLoneliness
Moral dilemmas
Redemption
SettingLusitania (Planet)
Planet
Colony planet


Series
  The Ender Saga
1Ender's game
2Speaker for the dead
3Xenocide
4Children of the mind
5Ender's shadow
6Shadow of the Hegemon
7Shadow puppets
8Shadow of the Giant
9A war of gifts
  Ender Saga (publication date order)
1Ender's game
2Speaker for the dead
3Xenocide
4Children of the mind
5Ender's shadow
6Shadow of the Hegemon
7Shadow puppets
8Shadow of the Giant
9A war of gifts
10Ender in exile
  Ender saga (plot chronology order)
Ender's game (book 1)
Ender in exile (book 10)
Speaker for the dead (book 2)
Xenocide (book 3)
Children of the mind (book 4)
Ender's shadow (book 5)
Shadow of the Hegemon (book 6)
Shadow puppets (book 7)
Shadow of the giant (book 8)
A War of gifts (book 9)