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Seventh Son (Tales of Alvin Maker, Book 1)

by Orson Scott Card


Seventh Son (Tales of Alvin Maker, Book 1)

This book is the first in a series that I nearly missed out on reading until I heard Orson Scott Card read part if it aloud. The cadences and the language are nearly pitch-perfect and, as with Peter Beagle’s work, it’s meant to be read with the same cadences as a storyteller. The setting is also where I spent the early part of my life, so the stories of Tecumseh and The Prophet was something I could readily identify with and Card’s description of that area is among the best.

Rating: ★★★★☆

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