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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Card needed a little space to let chapters grow out of control and unevenly spaced. 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.

Red Prophet is, I think, the best of of this six book series. At the beginning of the story, William Henry Harrison, governor of Carthage City, is dealing with the Native Americans his own way — with poison.

Sep 07, Megan rated it did not like it. Write a customer review. Wildly inventive and beautifully written. Because we are only a recent product of all those decisions of our ancestors. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? 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: Jun 09, Althea Ann rated it it was ok.

The spell was never fully broken, but it surely ebbed when the placing of Mormon allegories superseded the telling of this folktale, the buil Storyline: In Red Prophet we learn that the shining man is Lolla-Wossiky, an alternate version of Tenskwatawa, spiritual leader of the Native American Shawnee tribe. Oh and get this, when dl around her, he puts on an English accent and they call him Isaac!!! Tales of Alvin Maker 7 books. And for all you LDS readers out there.


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: Hardcover Orson Scott Card Books.

The second part in the popular Alvin Maker series, it explores an alternate early 19th century America in which Oliver Cromwell’s Puritanical revolution succeeded in the long run and frontier folk magic works. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

More action and a native American perspective is added, but Alvin’s character becomes a foil for the alternative history lesson.

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If it weren’t so interesting, it could be terribly frustrating. I love the world Card has created and how it helps me think about history, religion, and “the other” in a new ways. So much pain and suffering, all because of a few. In the Tales of Alvin Maker, this version of Card’s often-changing viewpoint, Profeeta are collectively alvkn and Whites are collectively toxic.

These books are amazing. 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 makee that I’d read the book having previously rated it.


All three of them are excellent readers. For further details, see the author’s Wikipedia page.

I’m super excited for the next book! Published July 15th by Tor Fantasy first published January 28th Quite why I’d managed to own an entire trilogy for nearly twenty years without reading beyond the first prrofeta is a mystery.

But humiliation of one’s nation was the most excruciating of human miseries. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

We all deserve to subject makef to these questions. 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. El oficial Spanish Edition. Packaging should be the same as what is found mkaer a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag.

Alvin sees the future he can build and where all things can lead, sewing seeds that I hope will pay off in future stories. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Just a moment while we sign you in rojl your Goodreads account. Alvin does feature but he’s kept off stage for the first third of the book before finally coming into the story.