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Come here to the magical America that might have been and marvel as the tale of Alvin Maker unfolds. Humiliation of one’s social status was agony to bear. Card also spends some time setting up the rules by which his fantasy will play during the rest of the series or so I presume.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Card continues, in this second installment of his Alvin Maker series, to exhibit the same prpfeta artistry that was evident in the first volume, Seventh Son see my review of dl title. It’s a fascinating portrait of good versus evil, drawn along the fault lines of selfishness, ambition, misplaced good intentions, ignorance, and principle. Originally posted at FanLit: It’s got a lot of BOM stories going on.

At the beginning alvib the story, William Henry Harrison, governor of Carthage City, is dealing with the Native Americans his own way — with poison.

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

Mar 10, Daniel Fox rated it it was amazing. This book was a bit of a let down from the first book in this series Seventh Sonas I didn’t like the plot in this book nearly as much, with it’s Red man vs. And for all you LDS readers out there. The first third establishes the political situation, examines the powers used by the Native Americans in the novel and shows the rise of Lolla-Wosiky to becoming a prophet for his people. Unlike some Goodreads reviewers, I didn’t find Card’s Mormonism either obvious or intrusive in either book.


The writing is lyrical, the magic enchanting, the characters ever-so-human. Fantasy fans, and alternate-world fans. Quotes from 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.

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Focusing on major historical figures far more than on real people, turning them into loathsome creatures with nothing to recommend them.

Besides his writing, he teaches occasional classes and workshops and directs plays. At other times they were just outright bizarre and ill-placed.

These relatively short installments are not only too packed, but they’re a little too orderly. Lafayette, however, has his own agenda. And Card e find ways to intersect the events of “Seventh Son,” expanding that book a great deal. I had heard that Card was a Mormon, but not knowing enough about Mormonism, I had never detected any sort of particular religious connotation in his writing. 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.

Zlvin Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The sensation of Reds running through the forest to the sound of green music. 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 good series once he starts one.

While Seventh Son tells the tale of Alvin’s birth and early life — including the vision of the Shining Man. This alternate history is exciting, entertaining, thoughtful, and occasionally humorous. Nov 16, Giovanni Johns rated it really liked it.

For example, an critical point in the story is the famous battle at Tippecanoe. In the first magic was something familiar but seldom spoken of, those with the “knack” were given special deference though not status, and miracles were still treated as miraculous.


Jan 19, Lyn rated it liked it. Alvin Maker, who is on his way to his apprenticeship, meets Tecumseh and becomes involved with the war. We all deserve to subject ourselves to these questions.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Card has a particularly Interesting way of inspiring the most insatiable curiosity about whatever he is writing about.

Red Prophet (Tales of Alvin Maker, #2) by Orson Scott Card

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 adored Seventh Son, ;rofeta so far, Red Prophet has yet to catch my attention. Homebody by Joanna GainesHardcover 8.

The story itself is powerful and full of meaning. Published July 15th by Tor Fantasy first published January 28th Alvin does feature but he’s kept off stage for the first third pdofeta the book before finally coming into the story. Please try again later. As other reviewers have noted this is fictional history profefa than historical fiction. I have to say that I think the book would have worked bet The second in the Alvin Maker series.

Red Prophet

Share your thoughts with other customers. This sequel covers much of the same time period, but following the tales of the ‘Reds’: This feels like the second half of what should have been one longer starting novel for the series. I have a harder time with alternative history fiction. proteta