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Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1) - Orson Scott Card I know Ender's Game is a classic and highly acclaimed YA science fiction novel, but I just can't bring myself to read it. Maybe I would have felt differently if I had discovered this novel back when I was a young adult; I could have read it on purely its own merits and, as I understand, its merits are very strong. But I didn't. And as an adult, any feeling I have for this novel is shadowed by my distaste and dislike for Card.

While Card is welcome to have his personal views, those views strongly influence my view of him. I find myself so discomforted by his statements, I find an authority figure spouting those views so wrong, I have difficulty articulating my opinion. But it yields to the same result: Card's personal views have so colored my feelings of him that I cannot divorce myself of my feelings sufficiently to permit me to read his works with even the smallest sense of enjoyment.