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The Worthing saga.

Orson Scott Card

The Worthing saga.

by Orson Scott Card

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Published by Arrow Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London: Century, 1991.

SeriesA Legend book
The Physical Object
Pagination416p.
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22231284M
ISBN 100099734508

Quotes from The Worthing Saga. ― Orson Scott Card, quote from The Worthing Saga “I cut the wood however I like, but it's the grain that decides the strength and shape of it. “I hadn’t yet learned that you tend to come out of the big moments—the wedding, the book deal, the trip, the death, the birth—as the exact same person. Consider me a fan of Orson Scott Card. More specifically, consider me a fan of most of the books he wrote in the 80's and 90's. The Worthing Sage is from that era and is a crafty blend of science fiction and fantasy, and it succeeds in addressing themes generally out of reach for other genres/5(23).

The Worthing Saga is the story of one of these men, Jason Worthing, and the world he found for the seed he carried. This is a full cast recording, with an .   The Worthing Saga contains the previously published The Worthing Chronicle and nine short stories. My thoughts: The Worthing Saga is about the meaning of life. It is about what it means to be human. It asks important questions. It goes where few novels do. It asks what the meaning of pain and suffering is. It asks what the meaning of struggles are.

Book Analogy - The Worthing Saga: Somec is to immortality of life, as the Internet is to immortality of truth. Reference: The Worthing Saga by Orson Scott Card. What is Somec from the book? Somec: the miracle drug that allowed the rich and well connected to sleep through the centuries and postpone death almost indefinitely. place in 'The Worthing Saga'. I don't want to give up too much of the plot as it is as enjoyable a read as any, and in my mind even superior to his excellent Ender series (although I haven't read the fourth). For new Card readers this is a must, and for .


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The Worthing Saga reaches further back than you might imagine, the blurb on the back suggests the scope of time, but does nothing to describe the moral scope of the novel.

Reading reviews, after reading the book, I have to agree, that for long stretches you forget this is a sci-fi story, and focus on the oh-so-human element Card brings forward/5. The "thematic unity" that weaves together all the book's multifaceted stories is indeed masterful, easily surpassing Card's "The Folk of the Fringe," a masterpiece in its own right.

"The Worthing Saga" is a compelling read, one that will grip your imagination and intellect long after you /5(). The Worthing Saga is a highly original book. The Saga is split into two main parts. The first part take up two thirds of the saga length and is the main story. The last third is a collection of short stories covering interesting key people not full explored in the main story.

The Worthing Saga is a work of science fiction by Orson Scott book of that title, first published incollects a novel and nine related short stories.

It tells an intergalactic story on a similar scale to the Dune universe. The main plot centers around Jason Worthing, The Empire's most famous space pilot — and its most dangerous one, primarily because he has "the Swipe".

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At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied/5(47). The afterward in my edition was a short essay about how The Book of Mormon has influenced OSC's writing and The Worthing Saga specifically.

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The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Mass Market Paperback format.

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The Worthing series is the series of books by Orson Scott consists of two anthologies and two novels. The first three books in this series are currently out of print. Books in the series. Capitol ()- out of print; Hot Sleep ()- out of print; The Worthing Chronicle () - revised edition of Hot Sleep - out of print; The Worthing Saga ()- The Worthing Chronicle and.

The Worthing Saga Book Summary and Study Guide. Orson Scott Card Booklist Orson Scott Card Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Worthing Saga; The "Day of Pain" comes to the planet Worthing and to Lared's community which has never before felt and remembered pain.

Jason Worthing and his daughter Justice arrive and help Lared. Capitol (Worthing, #1), Hot Sleep (Worthing, #2), The Worthing Chronicle (Worthing, #3), and The Worthing Saga (Worthing, #)Series Works: Hot Sleep, Capitol, The Worthing Chronicle.

Orson Scott Card is "a master of the art of storytelling" (Booklist), and The Worthing Saga is a story that only he could have written.

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The day of pain -- 2. The making of parchment and ink -- 3. A book of old memories -- 4. The Devil himself -- 5. "This book brings together all the Worthing stories for the first time in one volume. In a way, the Worthing tales are at the root of my work in science fiction ".

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Condition: Near fine. This copy of Worthing Saga, by Orson Scott Card, is a mass market paperback, published by Tor [#,1st thus. Cover illustration by Wayne Douglas Barlowe. [Science Fiction]. ].Seller Rating: % positive. The Worthing Saga - The Worthing Saga audiobook, by Author Info Added Soon It was a miracle of science that permitted human beings to live, if not forever then for a long, long time.

Some people, anyway. The rich, the powerful, they lived their lives at the rate of one year every ten. Somec created two societies: that of people who lived out their normal span and died.The Worthing Saga (Legend books).

Author:Card, Orson Scott. Book Binding:Paperback / softback. Publisher:Little, Brown Book Group. World of Books USA was founded in All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard.

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