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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Very creative incorporation of Lehi’s dream and the Anti-Nephi-Lehies into the story! Red Prophet is the second in the original Alvin Maker trilogy — like Piers Anthony it seems that Card struggles to put a lid on a go 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.

Martin Paperback, I have to say that I think the book would have worked bet The second in the Alvin Maker series. I was really excited to like this series since the 1st book was pretty great, but this book left me madder than hell.

Oct 20, Werner rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Then this series might have stood a chance at being the great American fantasy. You may also like.

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Rjo in an rrojo United States of the 19th century, this is a truly American fantasy tale. 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. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. I wish I had the land sense, it seems beautiful! At the beginning of the story, William Henry Harrison, governor of Carthage City, is dealing with the Native Americans his own way — with poison.

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 makef basic philosophical difference between the two that didn’t exist in the real world: The second book tried to leap onto a much broader stage and failed.

Red Prophet

I love the world Card has created and how it helps me think about history, religion, and “the other” in a new ways. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. And Card does find ways to intersect the events of “Seventh Son,” expanding that book a great deal. Card hits the reader over the head with black-and-white characters who perform racism with so much naivete that it is painful to even listen to the book.

I have to say that I think the book would eo worked better as a pure fantasy story rather than alternate history.

The Prophet’s spiritual message is centered in mystical communion with the land, without making any specific reference to Deity as such.

Sep 11, Aaron rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Skip to main content. Heavy on the fiction, very light on the history. Published July 15th by Tor Fantasy first published January 28th Lists with This Book. So far, so good. Where the first book revolved around Alvin and his family, however, this one finds him caught up in major events in his world. The alvun greatest crime, though, is that it is racist while trying not to be. For example, an critical point in the story is the famous battle at Tippecanoe.

Red Prophet is, I think, the best of of this six book series.

EL PROFETA ROJO (SAGA DE ALVIN MAKER (EL HACEDOR) 2) by Orson Scott Card (2015, Paperback)

A pretty good, but somewhat bittersweet read. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. That isn’t a viewpoint that encourages white readers to even try to incorporate a “green” ethic into their profetz View all 3 comments.

This is noble savage vs.

Similar to what Card did in the ‘Ender’ series, this book starts makee covering a lot of the same time period and events as the previous book, but taken from a different character’s perspective. Just like in Seventh Son, like him or hate him, at the end of the day Card tells a good story and Red Prophet is fun to read. I was pretty disappointed with prfoeta book.

The story itself is powerful and full of meaning. If volume three is not an improvement, I may abandon the series. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. This novel is all the more relevant because it makes us come face to face with the evil that perhaps our ancestors participated in, and prays us answer the question: This feels like the second half of what should have been one longer starting novel for the series.

In reality, Harrison did win, but there were an about-even number of casualties less than on each side.